Definition of smashed in English:



  • 1Violently or badly broken or shattered.

    ‘a smashed collar bone’
    • ‘He had a cut near his eye, an open wound to a knee, a broken pelvis and a smashed and dislocated hip.’
    • ‘Everything is dilapidated: broken or smashed windows and even the paint of the walls started to peel off and the school fence has also been removed.’
    • ‘Broken glass from a smashed car window glimmers in the sun.’
    • ‘But there are more important health and safety problems such as smashed beer bottles, dog dirt and roads and paths not being treated in icy conditions.’
    • ‘‘My wheelchair is constantly getting punctures because of the smashed glass,’ said Mr Everton.’
    • ‘That information led to a hate campaign against him that has included harassment, smashed windows, abusive phone calls and threats of violence.’
    • ‘The defendant's car was badly damaged and had a smashed windscreen and two shredded tyres.’
    • ‘I was shocked by the devastation and literally sickened by the site of people walking through a smashed window of a gem store and helping themself to anything they found.’
    • ‘She also suffered a broken nose, smashed cheekbones and jawbone and lost several teeth.’
    • ‘I ran down the stairs when I spotted Dante sitting in the passenger seat of an IROC with a smashed right headlight.’
    • ‘A dark coloured Audi saloon parked at the roadside was badly damaged with traces of white paint left on its smashed panels.’
    • ‘We said nothing as we stepped over the shards of roof slate and chunks of plaster and pieces of smashed doors.’
    • ‘Steady shelling was going on, and there were occasional spatters of machine gun fire through the smashed windows of her refuge.’
    • ‘Since the accident Charlotte, who suffered a smashed knee and a damaged thigh bone, has had two operations.’
    • ‘Surgeons had to rebuild his shattered leg and smashed face and he was told he would never walk without crutches.’
    • ‘She watched as the gray mantled gull swooped down and greedily ate the smashed contents of the shattered clamshell.’
    • ‘The Ford lurched left, sending the truck into a roll that left a cloud of smashed metal and bits of those that had been riding in the bed into the air.’
    • ‘It was nothing terrible but everyone had scratches and abrasions and there was a smashed leg and broken ribs.’
    • ‘Relief camps have been built, telephone and utility links were restored on many islands, and dozens of smashed jetties were being reconstructed.’
    • ‘The Three Horseshoes Mall has seen an increase in crime including broken drainpipes, smashed bottles and graffiti daubed on shop windows.’
  • 2informal [predicative] Very drunk.

    ‘when they go back to the barracks, the single men get smashed’
    • ‘I didn't really fit in, not to mention I was completely smashed.’
    • ‘We got the bottle of vodka, come down the creek and let's get smashed!’
    • ‘Your only hope for a good time is to get smashed ASAP and allow the spirit of the Broken Record to possess you as well.’
    • ‘Christine was already smashed and wanted to go home.’
    • ‘And then I must have hit the railing outside my door, over the concrete pillar, because I was just smashed.’
    • ‘Frankie was far more tipsy than anyone else, and was verging on smashed.’
    intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin
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