Slash prices for a clearance sale.
We slashed through the dense jungle.
Slashing away at the budget.
When you have been cut with a knife, the wound is an example of a slash.
A diagonal line between two numbers to express a fraction is an example of a slash.
When a bright streak of blue goes through a yellow painting, this is an example of a slash of blue.
When you use a knife to cut open a package, this is an example of a time when you slash the package.
When a you drop the price from $100 to $1, this is an example of a time when you slash the price.
The reviewers slashed the composer's work.
An actor-slash-writer; a waiter/dancer.
To slash prices.
A speeding car slashing through traffic.
Excuse me, I need to take a slash.
Slash generated during logging operations may increase fire hazard.
I'm a teacher slash student.
I think I'm having hallucinations slash someone is playing tricks on me.
Origin of slash
- Perhaps from obsolete French esclachier to break variant of esclater from Old French from esclat splinter slat
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition