slap dashing

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noun


Nearby words

  1. slantways,
  2. slantwise,
  3. slap,
  4. slap bang,
  5. slap bass,
  6. slap down,
  7. slap in the face,
  8. slap on the back,
  9. slap on the wrist,
  10. slap shot

Origin of slap dashing

First recorded in 1810–20

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Examples from the Web for slap dashing

  • And he was proud as a boy of the simple bit of slap-dashing, and entirely absorbed in it and the pork-pie.

  • So he goes on slap-dashing about, shuttle-cocking back every new delivery, saying "Pish!"

    A Likely Story|William De Morgan