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Synonyms of smash in English:


  • 1 one of the men smashed a window drinks fell and glasses smashed
    break, break to pieces, smash to smithereens, shatter;
    splinter, crack, disintegrate
    informal bust
    rare shiver
  • 2 she's smashed the car
    British  write off
    British informal prang
    North American informal total
  • 3 the car smashed into a brick wall
    crash into, collide with, be in collision with, hit, strike, ram, smack into, slam into, bang into, plough into, meet head-on, run into, drive into, bump into, crack into/against;
    dash against;
    North American  impact
  • 4 Donald smashed him over the head
    informal whack, belt, bash, biff, bop, clout, wallop, swipe, sock, lam, crown, whomp, deck, floor
    British informal stick one on, slosh, dot
    North American informal boff, bust, slug, whale
    Australian/New Zealand informal dong, quilt
    literary smite, swinge
  • 5 he smashed the club's hopes of FA Cup glory
    destroy, wreck, ruin, shatter, dash, crush, devastate, demolish, blast, blight, wipe out, overturn, torpedo, scotch;
    informal put the kibosh on, banjax, do for, blow a hole in, nix, put paid to, queer
    British informal scupper, dish
    archaic bring to naught
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  • 1 he heard the smash of glass
  • 2 a motorway smash
    crash, multiple crash, car crash, collision, multiple collision, accident, car accident, road accident, traffic accident, road traffic accident, bump;
    British  RTA;
    North American  wreck
    informal pile-up, smash-up
    British informal prang, shunt
  • 3 informal a box-office smash
    great success, sensation, sell-out, triumph;
    French succès fou
    informal hit, smash hit, winner, crowd-puller, knockout, wow, biggie
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