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smash·ing

 (smăsh′ĭng)
adj.
1. Serving to smash: a smashing blow to the head.
2. Informal Extraordinarily impressive or fine; wonderful: a smashing success.

smash′ing·ly adv.

smashing

(ˈsmæʃɪŋ)
adj
informal chiefly Brit excellent or first-rate; wonderful: we had a smashing time.

smash•ing

(ˈsmæʃ ɪŋ)

adj.
impressive or wonderful.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smashing - the act of breaking something into small piecessmashing - the act of breaking something into small pieces
breaking, breakage, break - the act of breaking something; "the breakage was unavoidable"
Adj.1.smashing - very goodsmashing - very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
good - having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office"

smashing

adjective (Informal, chiefly Brit.) excellent, mean (slang), great (informal), wonderful, topping (Brit. slang), brilliant (informal), cracking (Brit. informal), crucial (slang), superb, fantastic (informal), magnificent, fabulous (informal), first-class, marvellous, terrific (informal), sensational (informal), mega (slang), sovereign, awesome (slang), world-class, exhilarating, fab (informal, chiefly Brit.), super (informal), first-rate, def (slang), superlative, brill (informal), stupendous, out of this world (informal), bodacious (slang, chiefly U.S.), boffo (slang), jim-dandy (slang), chillin' (U.S. slang) It was a smashing success.
bad, terrible, awful, average, disappointing, ordinary, boring, appalling, dull, disgusting, horrible, dreadful, rotten, crap (slang), sickening, hideous, disgraceful, dreary, vile, mediocre, abysmal, run-of-the-mill, uninspired, unexciting, no great shakes (informal), half-pie (N.Z. informal)
Translations
رائِع، باهِرهَائِل
bezvadnýfantastický
dødsmart
loistava
odličan
stórkostlegur
すばらしい
아주 뛰어난
jättebra
ดีเยี่ยม
xuất sắc

smashing

[ˈsmæʃɪŋ] ADJestupendo (Sp), bárbaro, macanudo (LAm)
that's a smashing ideame parece una idea estupenda
we had a smashing timelo pasamos estupendamente or de maravilla or (S. Cone) regio
isn't it smashing?¿es estupendo, no?

smashing

[ˈsmæʃɪŋ] adjformidable
I think he's smashing → Je le trouve formidable.
We had a smashing time
BUT On s'est vraiment bien amusés.smash-up [ˈsmæʃʌp] naccident m

smashing

adj (esp Brit inf) → klasse inv, → Klasse pred, → dufte (all inf); isn’t it smashing!unheimlich dufte! (inf)

smashing

[ˈsmæʃɪŋ] adj (fam) → formidabile
we had a smashing time → ci siamo divertiti come pazzi

smash

(smӕʃ) verb
1. (sometimes with up) to (cause to) break in pieces or be ruined. The plate dropped on the floor and smashed into little pieces; This unexpected news had smashed all his hopes; He had an accident and smashed up his car.
2. to strike with great force; to crash. The car smashed into a lamp-post.
noun
1. (the sound of) a breakage; a crash. A plate fell to the ground with a smash; There has been a bad car smash.
2. a strong blow. He gave his opponent a smash on the jaw.
3. in tennis etc, a hard downward shot.
ˈsmashing adjective
marvellous; splendid. What a smashing idea!; a smashing new bike.
smash hit
a song, show etc that is a great success. This play was a smash hit in New York.

smashing

هَائِل fantastický dødsmart klasse εξαίσιος genial loistava super odličan fantastico すばらしい 아주 뛰어난 geweldig knusende fantastyczny excelente потрясающий jättebra ดีเยี่ยม harika xuất sắc 棒极了
References in classic literature ?
Had Captain Jorgensen not been dilatory in his contemplated smashing, and had not Hanson delayed in giving sufficient provocation for a smashing, Michael would have accompanied Steward upon the schooner, Howard, and all Michael's subsequent experiences would have been totally different from what they were destined to be.
At last I come behind him and hit him on the cheek to turn him round and get a smashing one at him, when I was seen and seized.
A monstrous tripod, higher than many houses, striding over the young pine trees, and smashing them aside in its career; a walking engine of glittering metal, striding now across the heather; articulate ropes of steel dangling from it, and the clattering tumult of its passage mingling with the riot of the thunder.
The cessation of buying had turned the Stock Exchange into a bedlam, and down all the line of stocks the bears were smashing.
Lines formed in his face, and in those lines were the travail of the North, the bite of the frost, all that he had achieved and suffered--the long, unending weeks of trail, the bleak tundra shore of Point Barrow, the smashing ice-jam of the Yukon, the battles with animals and men, the lean-dragged days of famine, the long months of stinging hell among the mosquitoes of the Koyokuk, the toil of pick and shovel, the scars and mars of pack-strap and tump-line, the straight meat diet with the dogs, and all the long procession of twenty full years of toil and sweat and endeavor.
VANDALS have destroyed a car belonging to a Bulgarian couple living in Llanelli, smashing the windscreen, headlights, bonnet and even drawing a smiley face on the side.
THESE are the extraordinary images which show a woman smashing up a BMW on a Cardiff street.
August 23 Suspect entered property and made an untidy search after smashing a window in a rear door.
But smashing a thing that is perfectly good is wasteful, not to mention it is dangerous.
From stealing, smashing doors and windows, making violent threats, demanding cash, break-ins and verbal abuse, Steven Smith has left a trail of destruction and disorder in his wake as he has stalked his parents across South Tyneside.
He's come smashing through the security gate and smashed right into the Audi, which has triggered off this train of smashes.