American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Serving to smash: a smashing blow to the head.
- adj. Informal Extraordinarily impressive or fine; wonderful: a smashing success.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- adj. Serving to smash (something).
- adj. Wonderful, very good or impressive. Thought to be corruption of Irish Is maith é sin. (meaning "that's good").
- n. Gerund: The action of the verb to smash.
- v. present participle of smash.
- adj. very good
- n. the act of breaking something into small pieces
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“Even without injured D-tackle Marcus Stroud, Jacksonville played up to its physical reputation in smashing Pittsburgh on Sunday.”
“In the biggest debate so far, Hillary Clinton is once again smashing the entire field and looking very Presidential.”
“Well, now he does, since his action directly resulted in smashing two of Luthor's henchmen.”
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“In fact it is not the first time that the transformation of one element into another by alpha-ray bombardment has been achieved, for Lord Rutherford and others had by this means succeeded in smashing the atoms of several elements, a process by which, however, the elements formed were not new.”
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