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noun as in great success

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Congratulations to Jane Fraser on smashing Wall Street’s glass ceiling.

From Fortune

Although Apple Watch is not, perhaps, a smash hit on the scale of the iPhone or the iPod, it’s by far the best-selling smartwatch in the world.

From Fortune

When the series debuted in the UK in 2011 and became a smash hit, it paved the way for it to become an international sensation and therefore create many copycats.

From Vox

When you find your parked car, you notice the smashed taillight.

While conventional nuclear power plants generate energy by splitting atoms, nuclear fusion involves smashing two atoms together.

Sid Vicious is stomping all over Steve Jones, about to smash in his guitar (again).

At the end of the session, when we listened back to all we had laid down that day, I was sure I had a smash hit.

Think sexual liberation, 1970s groups like the Gay Liberation Front, and slogans like “Smash the church/Smash the state.”

Every aspiring DJ could smash and grab himself a mixer and some turntables.

Then there were those songs that were either too half-baked or half-hearted to even fool us into turning them into smash hits.

The moment the bait was touched, down would come the heavy timber—smash—on the tiger's head.

“Confound it, no;” rejoined Mr. Simmery, stopping for an instant to smash a fly with the ruler.

Towne made a fool of a girl I knowshe is married, though; it didnt smash her affections very deep; married rich, too.

Efter hearin' him, it fair knocked the stories on the heid aboot him bein' oot to smash the hame, an' religion an' sic like.

I'm sorry, drandma, 'cause I spilt the cream, and I'm awfil glad I didn't smash the bowl.


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On this page you'll find 217 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to smash, such as: accident, bang, bash, blast, blow, and boom.

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