Italian translation of 'matchwood'
legno per fiammiferithe boat was smashed to matchwood (figurative)
la barca fu completamente sfasciata
Example Sentences Including 'matchwood'
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Two ill-glued legs fell off it, and the rest crumpled to splintery matchwood.THE MAGICIANS OF CAPRONA (2002)
Orsini brought the chair down again and again until it splintered into matchwood.THE KEYS OF HELL (2002)
It sheared past in a scream of iron, stripping away a section of the starboard rail and crushing the wooden gangway to matchwood.RUSHING TO PARADISE (2002)
Trends of 'matchwood'
Used Rarely. matchwood is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translation of matchwood from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary