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slashing

adjective slash·ing \ ˈsla-shiŋ \

Definition of slashing

1 :incisively satiric or critical

slashingly

adverb

First Known Use of slashing

1593


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slashing

noun

Definition of slashing

1 :the act or process of slashing
2 :an insert or layer of contrasting color revealed by a slash (as in a garment)
3 :2slash 3

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First Known Use of slashing

1576



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