The rioters set fires, tipped cars, smashed windows, slashed tires, and started fistfights.
Lights were smashed; shards of window glass littered the ground.
The GOP base wants a bar fight, with smashed chairs and broken bottles, and there are Democrats who wouldn't mind one either.
Most DDPers, says Tom, are having too much fun to stop and get smashed.
And all around Jon and Eric could see wrecked hardware, hunks of metal, smashed trucks, and shells.
Then he smashed with the chair again to remove the fragments that stuck up like jagged knives.
I've smashed your schemes, I've ruined you, even if I've ruined myself.
The boys always thought you had good stuff in you since you rode the horse and smashed Leary's face that night.
It wasn't as if I'd taken a hammer and smashed the wretched old casts!
Staggering to the windows, she smashed them both and knocked the shutters open, giving vent to the smoke.
1819, "crushed," past participle adjective from smash (v.). Slang meaning "drunk" is from 1962.
1725, "hard blow," from smash (v.). Meaning "broken-up condition" is from 1798; that of "failure, financial collapse" is from 1839. Tennis sense is from 1882. Meaning "great success" is from 1923 ("Variety" headline, Oct. 16, in reference to Broadway productions of "The Fool" and "The Rise of Rosie O'Reilly").