An example of clash is for two opposing candidates to discuss a sensitive political issue.
An example of a clash is the sound of cymbals hitting.
An example of a clash is two opposing football teams playing for the championship.
An example of clash is for two swords to hit together.
Colors that clash.
She was wearing a horrible clash of red and orange.
I heard a clash from the kitchen, and rushed in to find the cat had knocked over some pots and pans.
A clash of beliefs.
A personality clash.
The plates clashed to the floor.
Fans from opposing teams clashed on the streets after the game.
My parents often clashed about minor things, such as the cleaning or shopping rota.
You can't wear that shirt, as it clashes with your trousers.
She looked so trashy, her lipstick and jewellery all clashed.
I can't come to your wedding as it clashes with a friend's funeral.
Origin of clash
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Of imitative origin.