Definition of Smash up

1. Verb. Damage or destroy as if by violence. "The teenager banged up the car of his mother"

Exact synonyms: Bang Up, Smash
Generic synonyms: Damage
Derivative terms: Smash, Smasher



Definition of Smash up

1. Verb. (idiomatic ambitransitive) to destroy, or be destroyed by smashing. ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic transitive) to injure or maim ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smash Up

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smartweed
smartweeds
smarty
smarty pants
smarty pantses
smartypants
smash
smash-mouth
smash-up
smash and grab
smash and grabs
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smash hit
smash the stack
smash up (current term)
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smashings
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smashproof
smasht
smashup

Literary usage of Smash up

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1. Theodore Roosevelt: The Logic of His Career by Charles Grenfill Washburn (1916)
"... elected Governor and suggested what I thought it would be best for both Senator Platt and myself to do so as to prevent the chance of any smash-up, ..."

2. U.S.A. Uncle Sam's Abscess, Or Hell Upon Earth for U.S. Uncle Sam by William Jarman (1884)
"Gin made me go home and smash up things. The wife and neighbours thought it a case of insanity, for when they interfered, ..."

3. The Chronicles of Milwaukee: Being a Narrative History of the Town from Its by Andrew Carpenter Wheeler (1861)
"Bridges—Bonds for Disunion—Predictions of the Major—A smash up at Spring Street and the Consequences—Action of the West Side Trustees—A Public Meeting—The ..."

4. Four Years Campaigning in the Army of the Potomac by Daniel G. Crotty (1874)
"A railroad smash-up has done what the rebel bullets could not do, taken the life that has withstood the storms of battle for the last four years. ..."

5. A Poet of the Air: Letters of Jack Morris Wright, First Lieutenant of the by Jack Morris Wright (1918)
"I have a friend here who saw a double smash- up and death, and he has n't been the same since. He's less indifferent and much more sympathetic. ..."

6. A Flower-hunter in Queensland & New Zealand by Marian Ellis Ryan Rowan, Ellis Rowan (1898)
"Back to Townsville—Cairns—Go-ahead John Chinaman—A smash-up—Hambleton sugar plantation—A corroboree. LETTER V. MYOLA.—Travelling on a cowcatcher—Caudle ..."

7. A Flower-hunter in Queensland & New Zealand by Marian Ellis Ryan Rowan, Ellis Rowan (1898)
"Back to Townsville—Cairns—Go-ahead John Chinaman—A smash-up—Hambleton sugar plantation—A corroboree. LETTER V. MYOLA.—Travelling on a cowcatcher—Caudle ..."

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