Synonyms of dashing


1. dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot, rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it

usage: run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"

2. smash, dash, break

usage: break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate"

3. crash, dash, hurl, hurtle, cast

usage: hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"

4. dash, thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk

usage: destroy or break; "dashed ambitions and hopes"

5. daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare, intimidate, restrain

usage: cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal"

6. dash, mix, mix in

usage: add an enlivening or altering element to; "blue paint dashed with white"


1. dashing, gallant, spirited (vs. spiritless)

usage: lively and spirited; "a dashing hero"

2. dapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, raffish, rakish, spiffy, snappy, spruce, fashionable (vs. unfashionable), stylish

usage: marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"

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Definition and meaning of dashing (Dictionary)