crashing

[ krash-ing ]
/ ˈkræʃ ɪŋ /

adjective

absolute; complete; utter: a crashing bore.
unusual or superlative; exceptional: a crashing celebration.

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Origin of crashing

First recorded in 1925–30; crash1 + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM crashing

crash·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for crashing

crashing
/ (ˈkræʃɪŋ) /

adjective

(prenominal) informal (intensifier) (esp in the phrase a crashing bore)
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