\ ˈsmasht How to pronounce smashed (audio) \

Definition of smashed


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broken, busted, fractured, fragmented, shattered



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Examples of smashed in a Sentence

He had a few too many beers and was smashed. the smashed figurine left bits of china all over the rug

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Photos the department posted to Facebook showed the smashed front of the Prius, and the squad car badly damaged on the driver’s side. Nico Savidge, The Mercury News, "Union City: Police seek driver in crash that injured officer," 3 Aug. 2019 The days of juicy, smashed burgers with squishy buns and gooey American cheese from Lovely’s are coming to an end — for now. Janelle Bitker,, "Oakland burger pop-up Lovely’s moves on," 24 July 2019 University of Portland campus security officers contacted police the next day after finding an abandoned Honda with a smashed front windshield near campus, almost two miles from where Bosch was hit, the affidavit said., "Driver arrested 2 months after leaving Portland crash that killed pedestrian, authorities say," 7 June 2019 Buildings are reflected in smashed windows in Paris on Dec. 9. Valentina Pop, WSJ, "French Riots Inflict Pain on Paris’s Shopkeepers," 13 Dec. 2018 Add olive oil, half the smashed garlic, onions, bay leaves and bacon. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "The Most Warming Winter Stew," 16 Nov. 2018 That would mean smashed windows would count as proof, and the victim wouldn’t have to come to court. Heather Knight,, "Car break-in crackdown bill made perfect sense. California lawmakers killed it," 15 June 2018 William Burunoff, said that his street is still littered with smashed beer bottles from college students partying on his street. Kate Talerico, The Courier-Journal, "Churchill Downs neighbors demand changes to Derby parking," 13 June 2018 In all, 234 people were charged in connection with the Inauguration Day disturbance that stretched over 16 blocks in downtown Washington and resulted in smashed windows and other property damage. Keith L. Alexander, Washington Post, "D.C. jury acquits man on most charges in Inauguration Day rioting, deadlocks on one count," 6 June 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of smashed

: broken to pieces
slang : very drunk

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a usually brief trip or an expedition

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