Synonyms of bash in English:

bash


See definition of bash

verb

1‘she bashed him across the knuckles with her stick’

SYNONYMS

strike, hit, beat, thump, slap, smack, batter, pound, pummel, thrash, rap, buffet, hammer, bang, knock

wallop, belt, whack, clout, clip, clobber, bop, biff, sock, deck, swipe, lay one on


noun

1‘he got a bash on the head with a golf club’

SYNONYMS

blow, rap, hit, knock, bang, slap, crack, thump, tap, clip

clout, whack, wallop

2‘Harry's birthday bash’

SYNONYMS

party, gathering, social gathering, social occasion, social event, social function, function, get-together, celebration, reunion, festivity, jamboree, reception, at-home, soirée, social

dance, ball, ceilidh, frolic, carousal, carouse

North American fete, hoedown, shower, bake, cookout, levee

NZ Australian corroboree

West Indian bashment

luau

tertulia

simcha

shindig, shindy, rave, blowout, beer-up, disco, do, shebang, bop, hop, whoopee, after-party

British rave-up, thrash, knees-up, beanfeast, beano, bunfight, jolly, lig

Irish hooley, crack

North American blast, wingding, kegger

NZ Australian shivoo, rage, ding, jollo, rort

South African jol

dated squash, squeeze, ding-dong

3‘she'll have a bash at anything’

SYNONYMS

attempt, try, effort, endeavour, bid, venture, trial, experiment

crack, go, shot, stab, whack

formal essay

archaic assay


Phrases

    bash into

      ‘they bashed into one another’

      SYNONYMS

      collide with, hit, crash into, run into, bang into, smash into, knock into, bump into, meet head-on