[ smash-ing ]
/ ˈsmæʃ ɪŋ /
impressive or wonderful: a smashing display.
crushing or devastating: a smashing defeat.
Related formssmash·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for smashingly
/ (ˈsmæʃɪŋ) /
informal, mainly British excellent or first-rate; wonderfulwe had a smashing time
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Word Origin and History for smashingly
1833, "violently crushing to pieces," present participle adjective from smash (v.). Meaning "pleasing, sensational" is from 1911. Related: Smashingly.
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