Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which smashes or breaks.
- n. A pitman.
- n. Anything astounding, extraordinary, or very large and unusual; anything that decides or settles a question; a settler.
- n. One who passes counterfeit money.
- n. A counterfeit coin.
- n. A small gooseberry pie.
- n. Something that, or someone who, smashes
- n. slang An attractive person (see also smashing)
- n. slang, dated Anything very large or extraordinary; a whopper.
- n. UK, slang, obsolete One who passes counterfeit coins.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, smashes or breaks things to pieces.
- n. Slang Anything very large or extraordinary.
- n. Cant, Eng. One who passes counterfeit coin.
- n. a person who smashes something
- n. a very attractive or seductive looking woman
- n. a conspicuous success
- smash + -er (Wiktionary)
“A 'smasher' -- that's the word-a coiner of false money.”
“Players take turns flicking or sliding a small opaque pyramid (called the smasher) into a cluster of pyramids (called the atom).”
“Rifles, with gay ribbons round their "smasher" hats.”
“The other, lean and brown and knotty, held his riding-cane and the other glove, and a grey "smasher" hat.”
“She was armed with 98 guns on three gun decks with more bristling from her quarterdeck and forecastle, not least the murderous carronades, the short but immensely powerful gun known then as the 'smasher' for the destruction it caused at close range.”
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“On the wall of an internal staircase, a photograph of The Who's guitar wizard and smasher Pete Townshend induces an anticipatory shiver.”
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“You made this book “a smasher,” and I enjoyed most of our time together, on the road and in L.A.”
“I opened a news site in my browser to distract myself and read about the unveiling of a high-tech atom smasher.”
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