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He had a few too many beers and was smashed. the smashed figurine left bits of china all over the rug
Recent Examples on the Web Drop in the smashed garlic, bay leaf, salt and pepper. San Diego Union-Tribune, "My ultimate comfort food: stuffed shells," 9 Sep. 2020 At least four other businesses sustained smashed windows and other damage. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Kenosha police shooting updates: Additional National Guard presence sent to Kenosha by Gov. Evers," 25 Aug. 2020 Overall, the damage from the smashed windows this year has totaled about $300,000, said Patrick Warren, the chief safety and security officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Mihir Zaveri, New York Times, "Smashed Windows on Subway Cars Have Cost the M.T.A. $300,000," 23 Aug. 2020 Officers in riot gear cleared the area and secured the scene, where a white pickup truck without license plates had been left partially on the sidewalk with a smashed front bumper. Katie Shepherd, Washington Post, "Man seriously injured in attack after crashing his truck during Black Lives Matter protest in Portland," 17 Aug. 2020 Thieves broke into the jewelry store Joyeria Max in La Plaza Mexico on Lake Street, emptied a safe, smashed glass cases and stole everything on display. Star Tribune, "Insurance payouts fall far short of what's needed to rebuild Twin Cities," 8 Aug. 2020 On the night of May 29 into May 30, a peaceful protest turned chaotic, erupting into smashed windows and looting. oregonlive, "Living in a downtown Portland ‘under siege’," 1 Aug. 2020 The smoldering aftermath, resembling ugly scenes in cities across the country following the killing of George Floyd, yielded smashed storefronts, heaps of shattered glass and iconic national monuments stained by graffiti. Kevin Johnson, USA TODAY, "AG Barr deploying federal riot teams to DC, Miami to quell unrest, DOJ official says," 1 June 2020 The $60 meal feeds four and includes shrimp cocktail, Caesar salad, smashed potatoes and prime rib, to start with. Linnea Covington, The Know, "18 places that will help you celebrate mom on Mother’s Day," 5 May 2020

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First Known Use of smashed

circa 1959, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of smashed was circa 1959

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19 Sep 2020

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“Smashed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of smashed

: broken to pieces
slang : very drunk

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