Share this entry

spud-bashing Line breaks: spud-bashing

Definition of spud-bashing in English:


[mass noun] British informal
The chore of peeling potatoes, especially as a punishment in the army.
Example sentences
  • One day we were honoured with the spud-bashing job, Never thought it would take so many to feed the mob.

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day whippersnapper
Pronunciation: ˈwɪpəsnapə
a young, inexperienced person considered presumptuous or overconfident...