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