Definition of smashed in English:



  • 1Violently or badly broken or shattered.

    ‘a smashed collar bone’
    • ‘Broken glass from a smashed car window glimmers in the sun.’
    • ‘The defendant's car was badly damaged and had a smashed windscreen and two shredded tyres.’
    • ‘Surgeons had to rebuild his shattered leg and smashed face and he was told he would never walk without crutches.’
    • ‘I ran down the stairs when I spotted Dante sitting in the passenger seat of an IROC with a smashed right headlight.’
    • ‘She also suffered a broken nose, smashed cheekbones and jawbone and lost several teeth.’
    • ‘A dark coloured Audi saloon parked at the roadside was badly damaged with traces of white paint left on its smashed panels.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The Three Horseshoes Mall has seen an increase in crime including broken drainpipes, smashed bottles and graffiti daubed on shop windows.’
    • ‘He had a cut near his eye, an open wound to a knee, a broken pelvis and a smashed and dislocated hip.’
    • ‘Since the accident Charlotte, who suffered a smashed knee and a damaged thigh bone, has had two operations.’
    • ‘She watched as the gray mantled gull swooped down and greedily ate the smashed contents of the shattered clamshell.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘That information led to a hate campaign against him that has included harassment, smashed windows, abusive phone calls and threats of violence.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Relief camps have been built, telephone and utility links were restored on many islands, and dozens of smashed jetties were being reconstructed.’
    • ‘We said nothing as we stepped over the shards of roof slate and chunks of plaster and pieces of smashed doors.’
    • ‘It was nothing terrible but everyone had scratches and abrasions and there was a smashed leg and broken ribs.’
    • ‘Steady shelling was going on, and there were occasional spatters of machine gun fire through the smashed windows of her refuge.’
  • 2informal predicative Very drunk.

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