Thesaurus > Related Words: smash

  Words related to smash

Related / Similar Words: hit, smasher, strike, bang, crash, overhead, smash-up, knock, bash, belt, dash, nail, boom, blast, bang up, smash up, crush, demolish, bankrupt, ruin, break, smashingly

 

Definition:
  • a conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang";
  • the act of colliding with something; "his crash through the window"; "the fullback''s smash into the defensive line";
  • a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head;
  • a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles);
  • a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head";
  • break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow; "The window smashed";
  • break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate";
  • overthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful); "The police smashed the drug ring after they were tipped off";
  • hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer";
  • collide or strike violently and suddenly; "The motorcycle smashed into the guard rail";
  • hit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke;
  • damage or destroy as if by violence; "The teenager banged up the car of his mother";
  • humiliate or depress completely; "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her";
  • hit violently; "She smashed her car against the guard rail";
  • reduce to bankruptcy; "My daughter''s fancy wedding is going to break me!"; "The slump in the financial markets smashed him";
  • with a loud crash; "the car went smash through the fence";

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    Hyponyms: blockbuster, megahit, smash hit, sleeper, impingement, impaction

     

    Grouped Verbs: dash

     

    Derivational Morphology: crash, ram, belt, bang up, smash up, dash, nail, boom, blast, slam, bang, sock, bop, whop, whap, bash, knock, strike hard, smasher, smashing, shattering, smash-up, overhead, demolition, bankruptcy, failure

     

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