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bash

verb uk   /bæʃ/ us  

bash verb (HIT)

[I or T] informal to hit hard: He bashed his arm against a shelf. I could hear her bashing away on computer (= hitting the keys loudly).

bash verb (CRITICIZE)

[T] to criticize someone severely: He kept bashing local government officials.
Phrasal verbs

bash

noun uk   /bæʃ/ us  

bash noun (HIT)

[C usually singular] informal a hit: a bash on the head

bash noun (PARTY)

[C] informal a party: He had a big bash for his 18th birthday.

bash noun (ATTEMPT)

have a bash UK informal to try to do something you have not done before: I've never been skiing before, but I'm prepared to have a bash (at it).
basher
noun uk   /ˈbæʃ.ər/ us    //
Translations of “bash”
in Spanish echar abajo, forzar a golpes…
in French défoncer, enfoncer…
in German einschlagen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撞擊, 猛撞, 猛擊…
in Russian сильно ударять…
in Turkish şiddetle vurmak, darbe indirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 撞击, 猛撞, 猛击…
in Polish walnąć (się w)…
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