transitive verb be·dash \bi-ˈdash, bē-\

Definition of bedash

  1. 1 :  dash; especially :  to splash with color or rain

  2. 2 :  to dash against

  3. 3 :  ruin hopes bedashed

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Origin and Etymology of bedash

be- + dash

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