slashing


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slash·ing

 (slăsh′ĭng)
adj.
1. Bitingly critical or satiric: slashing wit.
2. Dashing; pelting: a slashing hailstorm.
3. Brilliant; intense: slashing colors.
n.
The act of swinging a stick at an opponent in ice hockey or lacrosse, in violation of the rules.

slash′ing·ly adv.

slashing

(ˈslæʃɪŋ)
adj
aggressively or harshly critical (esp in the phrase slashing attack)
ˈslashingly adv

slash•ing

(ˈslæʃ ɪŋ)

n.
1. a slash.
2. the illegal swinging of the stick at an opponent, as in ice hockey or lacrosse.
adj.
3. sweeping; cutting.
4. violent; severe: a slashing wind.
5. vivid; flashing; brilliant.
[1590–1600]
slash′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.slashing - as if striking with slashing blows; "his slashing demon-ridden cadenza"
dynamic, dynamical - characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality; "a dynamic market"; "a dynamic speaker"; "the dynamic president of the firm"

slashing

adjective
Translations

slashing

[ˈslæʃɪŋ] ADJ [attack etc] → fulminante

slashing

adj blowzerschmetternd; attack alsoscharf; criticismvernichtend
References in classic literature ?
The deck-full of blacks shrieked their merriment, and Jerry, his rage undiminished, his immediate antagonist out of the battle, mistaking himself as the object of the laughter of the blacks, turned upon them, charging and slashing the many legs that fled before him.
Nor was she above slashing his shoulder sharply on occasion.
As the Captain retreated kicking, he attacked, leaping and slashing.
Spitz gained his feet almost as though he had not been overthrown, slashing Buck down the shoulder and leaping clear.
They said that old Windpeter stood up on the seat of his wagon, raving and swearing at the onrushing locomotive, and that he fairly screamed with delight when the team, maddened by his inces- sant slashing at them, rushed straight ahead to cer- tain death.
The two had spoken rapidly but were now interrupted by the advent through the opening in the roof of several Wieroos who had come in answer to the alarm it of the yellow slashing had uttered.
At a word from the Wieroo of the yellow slashing who evidently was a person of authority, one left and presently returned with fiber ropes with which Bradley was tightly bound.
They are clattering through the halls now, drinking the wines, shattering the crystal and glass, slashing the portraits.
Now there's Morgan le Fay, as fresh and young as a Vassar pullet, to all appearances, and here is this old duke of the South Marches still slashing away with sword and lance at his time of life, after raising such a family as he has raised.
Creakle had not preferred his claim to being a Tartar without reason; that he was the sternest and most severe of masters; that he laid about him, right and left, every day of his life, charging in among the boys like a trooper, and slashing away, unmercifully.
The vandal four tyres car and the doors slashing a neighbour's before The car owner's brother told the Telegraph: "At roughly 6.