American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Slang A romantic infatuation.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To strike violently; dash; smash.
- n. A violent smashing blow.
- n. The head; the face; the brains.
- n. UK, dialect, obsolete A crushing blow.
- n. UK, dialect, obsolete A heavy fall of rain or snow.
- n. obsolete The head.
- v. dialect To throw (or be thrown) and break.
- v. Australia, New Zealand, slang To snog, to make out, to kiss.
- n. A passionate kiss.
- n. A romantic infatuation; a crush.
- n. The object of a romantic infatuation; a crush.
- n. Any obsession or passion.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. obsolete To strike; to crush; to smash; to dash in pieces.
- n. rare The head; the poll.
- n. obsolete A crushing blow.
- n. Prov. Eng. A heavy fall of rain or snow.
- Contraction of passion. (Wiktionary)
- Short for passion. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“It may be a rather shallow and increasingly unrealistic kind of pash, but it's still there, still cooking away against all sense of reasonable expectation.”
“Modern Britain, nation of curtain-twitchers, lethally prurient, a country obsessed with hanky-panky, tuts and clucks and wonders if Mr. Hague is having a hot, steamy "pash" with the fellow.”
“She couldn't have been more than fifteen, and surely had what schoolgirls called a "pash" for the amiable young man.”
“If one day I have not shaved -- my latest "pash" _is sure to call_!”
“Shane Warne home amid media storm over Liz Hurley 'pash' FORMER Australian cricketer Shane”
“We've got a bit of a 'pash' on Mr. Anthony, you know. ”
“He was totally unaware that “pash” was teen slang for a French kiss.”
“Walk until your calves ache, then plonk yourselves down on the pebbles for some postprandial pash.”
“No amount of watching pretty boys pash each other, as fun as that can be to watch from time to time, can make me ignore, for instance, a scene in which the drama teacher puts a magic hush spell over a group of outraged parents.”
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