To crush is defined as to press hard enough to injure, break into small pieces or beat down emotionally.(verb)
The definition of a crush is a temporary infatuation with another person.(noun)
An example of crush is two elementary school kids being boyfriend and girlfriend.
See crush in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME crushen < OFr croisir, to gnash (teeth), crash, break < Frank *krostjan, to gnash; akin to OSwed krysta, Goth kriustan
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crushverb crushed crushed, crushing crush·ing, crush·es verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English crushen, from Old French croissir, of Germanic origin.
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