- that smashes
- Informal outstandingly good; extraordinary
Evie and her friends had a smashing time at the music festival.
- Smashing means something is really good.
An example of smashing is what you say to friends when they offer to take you out for a drink.
- The definition of smashing is crushing.
An example of smashing used as an adjective is a smashing loss in a sporting event.
- Serving to smash: a smashing blow to the head.
- Informal Extraordinarily impressive or fine; wonderful: a smashing success.
(comparative more smashing, superlative most smashing)
- Gerund: The action of the verb to smash.
- Some Greek dance is traditionally accompanied by the smashing of crockery.
- Present participle of smash.
- He laughed as one zapped him, sending him smashing into one wall.
- He leaned back over certain death, a hundred bouncing, smashing, flying feet below.
- She hesitated, then looked at what capability the pod did have to keep her from smashing into the planet, even if she made it through the atmosphere.
- Smashing her forehead against his nose, Jenn wrenched the knife free and drove it through him.
- The British government sent him back to secure reparation, and on the 27th of August, in combination with a Dutch squadron under Admiral Van de Capellen, he administered a smashing bombardment to Algiers.