Meaning of -BASHING in English

-BASHING

1.

~ combines with nouns to form nouns or adjectives that refer to strong, public, and often unfair criticism of the people or group mentioned. (JOURNALISM)

Tory~ or Labour~ will not be enough to shift bored, suspicious voters.

COMB in N-UNCOUNT, ADJ disapproval

2.

~ combines with nouns to form nouns or adjectives that refer to the activity of violently attacking the people mentioned just because they belong to a particular group or community.

...an outburst of violent gay~ in New York and other cities.

COMB in N-UNCOUNT, ADJ disapproval

3.

see also bash

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