dash it (all)

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of dash it (all)

British, informal + old-fashioned
used in speech to express anger, frustration, etc.
  • Dash it all! I've forgotten my keys!

Word by Word Definitions

dash play
  1. : to break by striking or knocking

  2. : to knock, hurl, or thrust violently

  3. : splash, spatter

  1. : blow

  2. : a sudden burst or splash

  3. : the sound produced by such a burst

all play
  1. : the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

  2. : as much as possible

  3. : every member or individual component of

  1. : wholly, quite

  2. : selected as the best (as at a sport) within an area or organization

  3. : only, exclusively

  1. : the whole number, quantity, or amount : totality

  2. used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

  3. : everybody, everything

  1. : the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

  1. : other : different : atypical

  2. : isomeric form or variety of (a specified chemical compound)

  3. : being one of a group whose members together constitute a structural unit especially of a language


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