Word forms "bashing":
singular bashing plural bashings1) a violent physical attack on someone, especially because of the group they belong to2) severe public criticism
They got a bashing from the press.
another round of teacher-bashing
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Bashing — Données clés Réalisation Masahiro Kobayashi Scénario Masahiro Kobayashi Acteurs principaux Fusako Urabe Takayuki Katô Pays d’origine … Wikipédia en Français
Bashing — may refer to one of the following: *The pejorative bashing implies excessive or unwarranted criticism on a subject, group or individual. * Bashing (2005) is a film by Kobayashi Masahiro. *Railfan jargon term for travelling behind certain… … Wikipedia
Bashing — (von englisch bashing „öffentliche Beschimpfung“ bzw. bash „heftiger Schlag“) bezeichnet: einen verbalen oder physischen Angriff Bashing (Film), Film von Kobayashi Masahiro (2005) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer… … Deutsch Wikipedia
-bashing — [bash′iŋ] combining form the act or process of attacking or abusing, as with blows or, esp., with words: used freely in nonce constructions [ union bashing] * * * … Universalium
-bashing — [bash′iŋ] combining form the act or process of attacking or abusing, as with blows or, esp., with words: used freely in nonce constructions [ union bashing] … English World dictionary
bashing — [n] abuse against a group or individual based on identity or ideological beliefs assault, attack, beating, beating up, bias crime, censure, charge, condemnation, criticism, denigration, harassment, hate crime, hounding, jumping, offensive,… … New thesaurus
-bashing — [[t] bæʃɪŋ[/t]] 1) COMB in N UNCOUNT, ADJ (disapproval) bashing combines with nouns to form nouns or adjectives that refer to strong, public, and often unfair criticism of the people or group mentioned. [JOURNALISM] Tory bashing or Labour bashing … English dictionary
bashing — /ˈbæʃɪŋ / (say bashing) noun Colloquial 1. a beating: *There s a boy called Tom Quodling that I gave a bashing to, because he wouldn t give up a marble that he said he would if I won, and I did. –patrick white, 1955. 2. exposure to rough… … Australian English dictionary
bashing — /bash ing/, n. 1. the act of beating, whipping, or thrashing: a series of unsolved bashings and robberies. 2. a decisive defeat: We gave the visiting team a good bashing. 3. (used in combination) a. unprovoked physical assaults against members of … Universalium
bashing — bash|ing [ˈbæʃıŋ] n [singular,U] 1.) the action of attacking someone and hitting them ▪ Gay bashing (=attacks on gay people) is on the increase. give sb a bashing ▪ They gave him a real bashing. 2.) strong and usually unfair public criticism of a … Dictionary of contemporary English