Definition of smashing in US English:

smashing

adjective

British
informal
  • Excellent; wonderful.

    ‘you look smashing!’
    • ‘But as the years go by, we realize what a smashing wonderful star she was.’
    • ‘Reaction to his role in MIT was excellent, he says, with ‘some lovely reviews and smashing comments’.’
    • ‘Thank you everyone, marvellous entertainment and smashing, friendly people, lots of them!’
    • ‘Letting famous film directors direct operas has resulted in both smashing successes and dismal failures.’
    • ‘All indications suggest it will be a smashing success.’
    wonderful, marvellous, excellent, splendid, magnificent, superb, amazing, glorious, sublime, lovely, delightful
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Pronunciation

smashing

/ˈsmaSHiNG//ˈsmæʃɪŋ/