Smash Smash (sm[a^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Smashed} (sm[a^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Smashing}.] [Cf. Sw. smisk a blow, stroke, smiska to strike, dial. Sw. smaske to kiss with a noise, and E. smack a loud kiss, a slap.] 1. To break in pieces by violence; to dash to pieces; to crush. [1913 Webster]

Here everything is broken and smashed to pieces. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

2. (Lawn Tennis) To hit (the ball) from above the level of the net with a very hard overhand stroke. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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