bashing the Taliban and al Qaeda was vital 10 years ago after 9/11.
Perhaps some expected me to begin my parliamentary career by bashing heads, literally.
The “bashing” Williams is referring to when it comes to Davuluri came via Twitter.
“Nobody is bashing business,” Axelrod insisted, to boos from the audience.
And finally, the last refuge of these scoundrels, bashing the librul media.
Honest to God, when you gas like that I feel like bashing in your brain, if you've got any!
In a second Harve had him tripped and thrown and was down on him bashing in his face for him.
Troth, and I've had a bashing once afore, and what I've had once I can do with agin.
But as you say, what's been done can't be remedied by bashing in a man's head.
Nick continued to ponder the strange men and the woman he was coming home to, but it was like bashing his head against a wall.
"to strike violently," 1640s, perhaps of Scandinavian origin, from Old Norse *basca "to strike" (cf. Swedish basa "to baste, whip, flog, lash," Danish baske "to beat, strike, cudgel"); or the whole group might be independently derived and echoic. Figurative sense of "abuse verbally or in writing" is from 1948. Related: Bashed; bashing.
"a heavy blow," 1805, from bash (v.). Meaning "an attempt" is attested by 1948. On a bash "on a drunken spree" is slang from 1901, which gave the word its sense of "party."