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verb informal American English pronunciation: bash /bæʃ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theybash
he/she/itbashes
present participlebashing
past tensebashed
past participlebashed
  1. 1
    [transitive] to publicly criticize someone

    She used her weekly column to bash the school system and everyone who worked in it.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to hit someone or something very hard, often causing injury or serious damage

    If you don't shut up I'm going to bash your head in.

    They had to bash the door down to get to the fire.

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