Definition of slashing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈslaSHiNG/


[attributive] informal
Vigorously incisive or effective: a slashing magazine attack on her
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  • The problem is that the most lasting impression he made in 1988 was that of a slashing, desperate, slightly mean candidate.
  • What bothers me isn't the political attack on Bush, but how the senator's idea is a slashing blow to the support for the troops.
  • The White House didn't want to have the president out last night making a slashing campaign speech in late February.

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Syllabification: slash·ing

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