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dash British & World English

Run or travel somewhere in a great hurry

dash English Thesaurus

he dashed straight home to see his father

em dash British & World English

Another term for em rule.

en dash British & World English

Another term for en rule.

air-dash British & World English

Travel to a destination by air at short notice

pebble-dash British & World English

Mortar with pebbles in it, used as a coating for external walls

swung dash British & World English

A dash (⁓) in the form of a reverse s on its side

cut a dash British & World English

Be stylish or impressive in one’s dress or behaviour

trolley dash British & World English

An event in which the winner of a game or competition is entitled to a set period of free shopping in a supermarket or other store, the object being to place as many products as possible in a shopping trolley during this time

dash something off British & World English

Write something hurriedly and without much premeditation

em rule New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

long dash (—) used in punctuation, roughly the width of the letter M; set with no space either side

en rule New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

a short dash, the width of an en, used especially between figures (the 1939–45 war); set with no space either side

cut a dash in cut British & World English

Be stylish or impressive in one’s dress or behaviour

dash something off in dash British & World English

Write something hurriedly and without much premeditation

slapdash British & World English

Done too hurriedly and carelessly

dash something off in dash English Thesaurus

I dashed off a note to Dave


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