Meaning of BASH in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ bæʃ ]

( bashes, bashing, bashed)


A bash is a party or celebration, especially a large one held by an official organization or attended by famous people. ( INFORMAL )

He threw one of the biggest showbiz bashes of the year as a 36th birthday party for Jerry Hall.



If someone bashes you, they attack you by hitting or punching you hard. ( INFORMAL )

If someone tried to bash my best mate they would have to bash me as well...

I bashed him on the head and dumped him in the cold, cold water...

Two women were hurt and the chef was bashed over the head with a bottle.

VERB : V n , V n prep / adv , be/get V-ed prep / adv , also be/get V-ed


If you bash something, you hit it hard in a rough or careless way. ( INFORMAL )

Too many golfers try to bash the ball out of sand. That spells disaster...

A stand-in drummer bashes on a single snare and a pair of cymbals.

VERB : V n prep / adv , V prep / adv , also V n


If you get a bash on a part of your body, someone or something hits you hard, or you bump into something. ( INFORMAL )

= knock

N-COUNT : usu N on n


To bash someone means to criticize them severely, usually in a public way. ( JOURNALISM )

The President could continue to bash Democrats as being soft on crime.

VERB : V n


see also -bashing

Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне.