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slashing

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adjective slash·ing \ˈsla-shiŋ\

Definition of slashing

  1. 1 :  incisively satiric or critical

  2. 2 :  driving, pelting

  3. 3 :  vivid, brilliant

slashingly

adverb


1593

First Known Use of slashing

1593


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slashing

noun slash·ing

Definition of slashing

  1. 1 :  the act or process of slashing

  2. 2 :  an insert or layer of contrasting color revealed by a slash (as in a garment)

  3. 3 :  slash 3



1576

First Known Use of slashing

1576

Rhymes with slashing



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