Definition of smashing in English:


Syllabification: smash·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈsmaSHiNG


informal , chiefly British
  • Excellent; wonderful: you look smashing!
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    • Thank you everyone, marvellous entertainment and smashing, friendly people, lots of them!
    • But as the years go by, we realize what a smashing wonderful star she was.
    • Letting famous film directors direct operas has resulted in both smashing successes and dismal failures.



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  • The tour is going absolutely, smashingly well.
  • Zen 8 was out of salmon skin, but we hit the jackpot at Sushi Kawa - the salmon was smashingly crispy, the rolls expertly composed.
  • Everything comes together smashingly, in an extended dénouement that… reasserts the power of stories and songs to represent, sustain and complete us.

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