from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Serving to smash: a smashing blow to the head.
  • adj. Informal Extraordinarily impressive or fine; wonderful: a smashing success.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Crushing; also, slashing; dashing.
  • Wild; gay.

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

  • adj. very good
  • n. the act of breaking something into small pieces


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