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smash-up

[smash-uhp] /ˈsmæʃˌʌp/
noun
1.
a complete smash, especially a wreck of one or more vehicles.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase smash up
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British Dictionary definitions for smashup

smash-up

noun
1.
a bad collision, esp of cars
verb
2.
(transitive, adverb) to damage to the point of complete destruction: they smashed the place up
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Word Origin and History for smashup

smash-up

n.

"collision," 1841, from verbal phrase; see smash (v.) + up (adv.).

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