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  • 1 Crashing — Crash ing, n. The noise of many things falling and breaking at once. [1913 Webster] There shall be . . . a great crashing from the hills. Zeph. i. 10. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 crashing — ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ complete; total: a crashing bore. DERIVATIVES crashingly adverb …

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  • 3 crashing — [krash′iŋ] adj. Informal thorough; complete [a crashing bore] …

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  • 4 crashing — adjective Date: 1924 1. utter, absolute < a crashing bore > 2. superlative < a crashing effect > • crashingly adverb …

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  • 5 crashing — crashingly, adv. /krash ing/, adj. 1. absolute; complete; utter: a crashing bore. 2. unusual or superlative; exceptional: a crashing celebration. [1925 30; CRASH1 + ING2] * * * …

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  • 6 Crashing — Crash Crash (kr[a^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crashed} (kr[a^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crashing}.] [OE. crashen, the same word as crasen to break, E. craze. See {Craze}.] To break in pieces violently; to dash together with noise and violence. [R.]… …

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  • 7 crashing — adj. Crashing is used with these nouns: ↑bore, ↑cymbal, ↑halt, ↑surf, ↑wave …

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  • 8 crashing — adjective informal complete; total: a crashing bore. Derivatives crashingly adverb …

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  • 9 crashing — crash•ing [[t]ˈkræʃ ɪŋ[/t]] adj. 1) absolute; complete: a crashing bore[/ex] 2) superlative; exceptional • Etymology: 1925–30 crash′ing•ly, adv …

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  • 10 crashing — /ˈkræʃɪŋ / (say krashing) adjective Colloquial complete and utter: a crashing bore …

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  • 11 crashing — adj. colloq. overwhelming (a crashing bore) …

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  • 12 crashing — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Completely such, without qualification or exception: absolute, all out, arrant, complete, consummate, damned, dead, downright, flat, out and out, outright, perfect, plain, pure, sheer2, thorough, thoroughgoing,… …

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  • 13 crashing — kræʃ n. smash, wreck; downfall, collapse; condition in which the computer becomes stuck during an operation and must be restarted (Computers) v. smash into, collide with force; be crashed; break into pieces, fall apart; be broken into pieces;… …

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  • 14 crashing — chagrins …

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  • 15 Crashing Gates — EP by Kevin Max Released December 9, 2008 …

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  • 16 Crashing Through — Box set by Beat Happening Released May 7, 2002 …

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  • 17 Crashing the Water Barrier — Directed by Konstantin Kaiser Produced by Konstantin Kaiser Written by De Leon Anthony Starring Knox Manning …

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  • 18 Crashing Around You — Single by Machine Head Released 2001 Format CD Singl …

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  • 19 Crashing the Gate — Crashing the Gate: Netroots, Grassroots, and the Rise of People Powered Politics   …

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  • 20 Crashing the Ether — Studio album by Tommy Keene Released April 4, 2006 …

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