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crash·ing

 (krăsh′ĭng)
adj.
Total; absolute: a crashing bore.

crashing

(ˈkræʃɪŋ)
adj
(prenominal) informal (intensifier) (esp in the phrase a crashing bore)

crash•ing

(ˈkræʃ ɪŋ)

adj.
1. absolute; complete: a crashing bore.
2. superlative; exceptional.
[1925–30]
crash′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.crashing - informal intensifierscrashing - informal intensifiers; "what a bally (or blinking) nuisance"; "a bloody fool"; "a crashing bore"; "you flaming idiot"
unmitigated - not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier; "unmitigated suffering"; "an unmitigated horror"; "an unmitigated lie"

crashing

adjective
Translations

crashing

(o.f.) [ˈkræʃɪŋ] ADJ a crashing boreuna paliza, un muermo

crashing

adj (dated inf) he’s/it’s a crashing boreer/es ist fürchterlich or zum Einschlafen langweilig (inf)

crashing

[ˈkræʃɪŋ] adj (fam) (old) it's/he's a crashing boreè tremendamente noioso, è di una noia mortale
References in classic literature ?
Then it came out upon the other side, and there were more crashings and clatterings, and over it was flopped, like a pancake on a gridiron, and seized again and rushed back at you through another squeezer.
Then the trees closed up again, and they went on and up, with trumpetings and crashings, and the sound of breaking branches on every side of them.
This was followed by such noises and crashings down in the earth that all the King's Palace shook, so that no one expected anything else than to see every bit of it shaken to pieces.