Bash Bash, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bashed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bashing}.] [Perh. of imitative origin; or cf. Dan. baske to strike, bask a blow, Sw. basa to beat, bas a beating.] To strike heavily; to beat; to crush. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Hall Caine. [1913 Webster]

Bash her open with a rock. --Kipling. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • bashed — [bse/t] 1. mod. crushed; struck. □ His poor car was bashed beyond recognition. □ Give me that bashed one, and I’ll straighten it out. 2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. D All four ofthem went out and got bashed. □ I’ve never seen anybody so bashed …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • bashed — adj American drunk. One of a large number of syno nyms evoking the idea of the drunkard as damaged or chastised …   Contemporary slang

  • bashed — bæʃ n. forceful blow or strike; lively party v. punch, hit, strike …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bashed — …   Useful english dictionary

  • a|bashed — «uh BASHT», adjective. embarrassed and confused: »The shy, abashed girl rushed from the room as it filled with strangers …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|a|bashed — «UHN uh BASHT», adjective. not embarrassed, ashamed, or awed; bold; open: »The unabashed nationalism of these aims has aroused the fiercest opposition (Harper s). SYNONYM(S): forward. –un´a|bash´ed|ly, dv …   Useful english dictionary

  • Face like a bashed in shit can — insult …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • face like a bashed in shit can — Australian Slang insult …   English dialects glossary

  • bash — bash1 [bæʃ] v [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Probably from the sound of hitting] 1.) [I always + adverb/preposition, T] to hit someone or something hard, in a way that causes pain or damage ▪ Someone bashed him on the back of his head. ▪ Police bashed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bash — I UK [bæʃ] / US verb Word forms bash : present tense I/you/we/they bash he/she/it bashes present participle bashing past tense bashed past participle bashed informal 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to hit someone or something hard and violently… …   English dictionary

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