Bash meaning

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(informal) To criticize (another) harshly, accusatorially, and threateningly.
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(informal) A heavy, crushing blow.
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(computing) Name of the Free Software Foundation's command interpreter (the "shell") for UNIX-like operating system.

Bash stands for “Bourne-again shell”.

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To bash is to hit very hard or to say unkind things about someone or something.

An example of bash is to stub your toe into a chair if you are not being careful.

An example of bash is what you might say to someone for whom you have great distaste.

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The definition of a bash is a strong hit, or a fun celebration.

An example of a bash is a baseball player's homerun hit.

An example of a bash is a big New Year's Eve party.

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To strike with a heavy, crushing blow.

The thug bashed the hood of the car with a sledgehammer.

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To beat or assault severely.

The police arrested the men who bashed an immigrant in the park.

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To engage in harsh, accusatory, threatening criticism.
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(slang) A celebration; a party.
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To strike with a heavy, crushing blow.

The thug bashed the hood of the car with a sledgehammer.

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To beat or assault severely.

The police arrested the men who bashed an immigrant in the park.

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(informal) To criticize (another) harshly, accusatorially, and threateningly.
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To engage in harsh, accusatory, threatening criticism.
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(informal) A heavy, crushing blow.
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(slang) A celebration; a party.
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To strike with a violent blow; smash (in)
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To attack or abuse, as with blows or with words.
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(informal) A violent blow.
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(slang) A gala event or party.
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have a bash at
  • to make an attempt at
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have a bash at

Origin of bash

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Short for Bourne-again shell, a pun on the name of the Bourne shell, an earlier Unix shell designed by Stephen R. Bourne, and the Christian concept of being "born again".

    From Wiktionary