from The Century Dictionary.

  • Composed of, inclosed by, or abounding with dashes: as, a dashed line; a dashed clause; a dashed poem.
  • Abashed; confused. See dash, v., 8.
  • A euphemism for damned, from the form d—d, often used to represent that word.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Past participle of dash
  • adjective Of a line, made up of short lines with small gaps between each one and the next.
  • adjective UK, informal A euphemism for damned.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having gaps or spaces


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  • as in "dashed to pieces" or "dashed to bits"

    January 18, 2008