crashing

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adjective crash·ing \ˈkra-shiŋ\

Definition of crashing

  1. 1 :  utter, absolute a crashing bore

  2. 2 :  superlative a crashing effect

crashingly

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Examples of crashing in a sentence

  1. a crashing bore, he can turn any party into a funeral

1924

First Known Use of crashing

1924




CRASHING Defined for English Language Learners

crashing

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adjective crash·ing \ˈkra-shiŋ\

Definition of crashing for English Language Learners

  • : very bad



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