bash

To bash is to hit something hard. You might stand up suddenly on a sailboat and bash your head on the mast.

Marching band drummers bash their drums with mallets, and terrible drivers bash their bumpers into trees. You can also figuratively bash another person by saying terribly critical things about her. When bash is a noun, it means either "a hard hit or blow," or "a loud, festive party:" "Welcome to my bash! Don't bash your head on the piƱata."

Primary Meanings of bash

1.
vn
hit hard
a vigorous blow
2.
n
an uproarious party
Full Definitions of bash
1

v hit hard

Synonyms:
bonk, bop, sock, whap, whop
Type of:
hit
deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

n a vigorous blow

“he took a bash right in his face”
Synonyms:
bang, belt, knock, smash
Type of:
blow, bump
an impact (as from a collision)
2

n an uproarious party

Synonyms:
brawl, do
Type of:
party
an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment

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