crashing Definition

  • 1making a loud noise as of something being struck together
  • 2moving with force and speed
  • 3suddenly losing power or shutting down

Using crashing: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "crashing" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The crashing waves against the shore were deafening.

  • Example

    The car went crashing into the wall.

  • Example

    The computer system is crashing again.

crashing Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for crashing


Summary: crashing in Brief

The adjective 'crashing' [ˈkræʃɪŋ] describes a loud noise, a forceful movement, or a sudden loss of power. It can be used to describe the sound of waves or the impact of a collision, as in 'The car went crashing into the wall.' It can also refer to a computer system that suddenly stops working, as in 'The computer system is crashing again.'

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