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bash (someone's) brains in

To strike or assault someone violently and severely, typically on the head, such that it may cause the person severe injury or death. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. I warned her that I was going to bash her brains in if she didn't stop insulting me. They left him to die after nearly bashing his brains in.
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granny bashing

The physical, psychological, or verbal abuse or assault of an elderly person or persons. While the abuse of children garners a huge amount of attention from the public, granny bashing seems to go largely unnoticed in comparison.
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bash the bishop

vulgar slang To masturbate. A term only applied to men. A: "Why is he all embarrassed today?" B: "Oh, his crush walked in on him bashing the bishop. How horrifying is that?"
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queer bashing

slang The act of attacking someone, either physically or verbally, for being homosexual. Primarily heard in UK. How can people say such hurtful things? This queer bashing has got to stop!
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bash (something) against

To smack something against another surface. Billy went to the nurse after he bashed his head against the low ceiling in the art studio. He bashed his guitar against the amp and it splintered apart.
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bash around

To mistreat something or someone; to treat forcefully or roughly. A noun can be used between "bash" and "around." Please be careful not to bash my phone around when you borrow it. If I see my neighbor bashing around his pets, I will call the police.
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bash in

To strike and dent or damage something. That accident bashed in the door of my car. The vandals bashed in the door and then spray painted it.
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bash up

To strike and dent or damage something. That shopping cart really bashed up the door of my car.
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have a bash

To try something (often for the first time). A: "Do you want to try driving my car, to see how you like it?" B: "Yeah, sure, I'll have a bash at it." I don't usually like hot tea, but it's so cold out that I had a bash today.
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bash someone or something around

to treat someone or something roughly (physically or figuratively); to beat on or abuse someone or something (physically or otherwise). Stop bashing me around, and let's talk. The robber acted as though he was about to bash around his victims.
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bash something against someone or something

to strike something against someone or something. He accidentallybashed his head against a beam. She bashed her sore elbow against Ted's forehead and both of them were hurt.
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bash something in

to crush something inward or to the inside. Don't bash the door in! It sounds like someone is bashing in the door.
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bash something up

to crash something; to strike something and damage it. She bashed the car up badly. How did she bash up the car?
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have a bash

BRITISH, INFORMAL
If you have a bash at something, you try to do it. He's prepared to have a bash at discussing it intelligently. They asked me to be in the play, so I said I'd have a bash.
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bash in

v.
1. To break or smash a hole in something: The robber bashed in the window with a crowbar. When I slipped, I fell against the door and bashed it in.
2. To strike a strong blow to something, causing it to penetrate a hard substance or surface: I didn't have a hammer, so I placed the nail over the wood and bashed it in with a wrench.
3. To make some indentation or hole in something by hitting it suddenly: I was so angry that I kicked the car and bashed a dent in it.
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bash

(bæʃ)
1. n. a wild party; a night on the town. What a bash! I’m exhausted!
2. in. to party; to celebrate. Let’s go out and bash, how ’bout it?
3. tv. to criticize; to join in the destructive criticism of someone or something. A bunch of old Jonathan Computer fans love to bash Macrosoft whenever they can.

bashed

(bæʃt)
1. mod. crushed; struck. Give me that bashed one, and I’ll straighten it out.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. All four of them went out and got bashed.
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bashing

n. criticizing; defaming. (A combining form that follows the name of the person or thing being criticized.) On TV they had a long session of candidate bashing, and then they read the sports news.
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fag-busting

and fag-bashing
n. doing violence to homosexuals. (Usually objectionable.) He was involved in a fag-busting incident that got him kicked out of school. What’s this strange need you have for fag-bashing? What’s your problem?

fag-bashing

verb
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