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smasher

Syllabification: smash·er
Pronunciation: /ˈsmaSHər
 
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Definition of smasher in English:

noun

1British informal A very attractive or impressive person or thing: his wife is a smasher
More example sentences
  • Since David McVicar's 2000 production was such a smasher, Scottish Opera has taken Puccini's Madama Butterfly back on tour, still with many of the original cast.
  • The first studio album for 35 years from one of Britain's most influential blues/rock outfit is a smasher.
  • The new album features some recent smashers; ‘In The Grind’ and ‘Forsaken Dreams’ and a lot of older classics like ‘Threshold’ and ‘Friday'.
2 [usually in combination] A person or device that breaks something up: riot police had clashed with window smashers
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  • He thinks the window smashers are using small metal hammers from fire alarms to break the glass.
  • With a super-duper particle smasher, physicists might be able to simulate the earliest moments of the cosmos.
  • Shaeron has sent the message to horrified mirror smashers: ‘Please don't bin them’ because she needs the pieces for her latest creation.

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