Meaning of slashing

slash•ing

Pronunciation: (slash'ing), [key]
— n.
  1. a slash.
—adj.
  1. sweeping; cutting.
  2. violent; severe: a slashing wind.
  3. dashing; impetuous.
  4. vivid; flashing; brilliant.
  5. very large or fine; splendid: a slashing fortune.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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