adjective[attributive] • informal
- Vigorously incisive or effective: a slashing magazine attack on herMore example sentences
- 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.