verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- an intense but usually short-lived infatuation.
- the object of such an infatuation: Who is your latest crush?
Origin of crush
Examples from the Web for crushed
The train was already in motion as she tried to step inside, and her body was crushed beneath it.
Tank Battle Jeep Guard Crush -- some editorial changes and the removal of all blood when the guards are crushed by the tank.Sony Emails Show How the Studio Plans to Censor Kim Jong Un Assassination Comedy ‘The Interview’|William Boot|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With Marshal at his side, Richard crushed Philip and his armies.England’s Greatest Knight Puts ‘Game of Thrones’ to Shame|William O’Connor|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Once a girl's self-esteem is crushed, the effects are far reaching and long lasting.To End HIV, Stop Violence Against Adolescent Girls|Michele Moloney-Kitts|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A couple hundred years ago, of course, the church or state could have just crushed such a heterodox movement.America’s Fastest Growing Death Holiday Is From Mexico|Michael Schulson|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Can I undertake anything of consequence till I have crushed the pride of such a people?Anne of Geierstein|Walter Scott
The braincase of the skull is crushed in three places as though by a raptor's beak.American Weasels|E. Raymond Hall
Then they have a great quantity of crushed onions in readiness, and throw it into the water.In Northern Mists (Volume 2 of 2)|Fridtjof Nansen
And meanwhile the people are dying of hunger, crushed down by taxes.Virgin Soil|Ivan S. Turgenev
"I have killed the god," I answered, pointing to the crushed viper.The Wanderer's Necklace|H. Rider Haggard
British Dictionary definitions for crushed (1 of 2)
verb (mainly tr)
- an infatuationshe had a crush on him
- the person with whom one is infatuated
Word Origin for crush
British Dictionary definitions for crushed (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with crushed
see have a crush on.