smashed

[ smasht ]
/ smæʃt /

adjective Slang.

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earnest

Origin of smashed

First recorded in 1955–60; smash + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM smashed

un·smashed, adjective

Definition for smashed (2 of 2)

Origin of smash

1690–1700; perhaps blend of smack2 and mash1

synonym study for smash

1. See break.

OTHER WORDS FROM smash

smash·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for smashed (1 of 2)

smashed
/ (smæʃt) /

adjective slang

completely intoxicated with alcohol
noticeably under the influence of a drug

British Dictionary definitions for smashed (2 of 2)

smash
/ (smæʃ) /

verb

noun

adverb

with a smash
See also smash-up

Derived forms of smash

smashable, adjective

Word Origin for smash

C18: probably from sm (ack ² + m) ash
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