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slashing

adjective slash·ing \ ˈsla-shiŋ \
|Updated on: 23 Jul 2018

Definition of slashing

1 : incisively satiric or critical

slashingly

adverb

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First Known Use of slashing

1593

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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