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English definition of “crash out”

crash out

(LOSE) informal, UK phrasal verb with crash     /kræʃ/ verb
to lose in a sports competition when you were expected to win : He crashed out of the French Open in the second round.Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
(Definition of crash out (LOSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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