smasher

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

smash +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

smasher (countable and uncountable, plural smashers)

  1. Something that, or someone who, smashes.
    1. (mining, historical) A person employed to break up waste rock.
  2. (slang) An attractive person (see also smashing).
    • 2019, “Magic of Meghan”, in Sweet Princess EP, performed by Dry Cleaning:
      You got engaged on the day that I moved out. It's OK / She's a smasher, perfectly suited to the role
  3. (slang, dated) Anything very large or extraordinary; a whopper.
  4. (UK, slang, obsolete) One who passes counterfeit coins.
  5. (UK, slang, obsolete) The counterfeit money itself.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Calque of English to smash, from smash +‎ -er.

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Verb[edit]

smasher

  1. (tennis) to smash

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