Definition of 'crushing'
Example sentences containing 'crushing'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Alec thought of a crushing retort, then remembered that he'd have to ask Kim for a loan. THE THIRD CLASS GENIE (2002)He felt the wheels crushing her slumped body, breaking bones, crushing her skull. COVER STORY (2002)Something soft was pressing down across my face, crushing my nostrils closed; sealing up the dark behind my eyelids. NIGHT SISTERS (2002)
Trends of 'crushing'
In Common Usage. crushing is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'crushing'
British English: crushing ADJECTIVE
A crushing defeat, burden, or disappointment is a very great or severe one.
...since their crushing defeat in the local elections.
Definition of crushing from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
In the market for some new terms of endearment? Here’s the etymology behind some of the most popular.
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
We sent one of the Collins team for a one-to-one learning experience with the man himself, and here’s how they found part one of the course.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.