Definition of crashing in English:



  • Complete; total (used for emphasis)

    ‘a crashing bore’
    • ‘I think he has simply demonstrated once again why he has become such a crashing bore.’
    • ‘The staging was subpar and the costumes a crashing bore to anyone who knows anything about Wagner performances of the last 40 years or so.’
    • ‘For the rains, if anything, have now become a crashing bore in Mumbai.’
    • ‘The learned explanations by the translator were a crashing bore.’
    • ‘Studying economics and only economics in the third year made life in the classroom a crashing bore.’
    • ‘Two hours is just the right length to be a crashing, uncommunicative bore.’
    • ‘At a deeper level, it seems to me that she is a world-class crashing bore.’
    • ‘This isn't to say that it is, to borrow from one of its songs, a crashing bore.’
    • ‘It's just like the issue of Aida being one of the greatest of all operas and still being a crashing bore.’
    • ‘Most of Friday's lead-up events were, not to put too fine a point on it, a crashing bore.’
    • ‘I have visited Friends Reunited and found the whole thing a crashing bore.’
    • ‘In the great house-clearing of ideas which no longer serve, religion - specifically, Christianity - suffered a crashing defeat.’
    • ‘She made no bones of the fact that she thought him a crashing bore and a regular bum.’