Definition of "slash" [slash]

  • (verb-transitive) To cut or form by cutting with forceful sweeping strokes: slash a path through the underbrush.
  • (verb-transitive) To lash with sweeping strokes.
  • (verb-transitive) To make a gash or gashes in.
  • (verb-transitive) Sports To swing a stick at (an opponent) in ice hockey or lacrosse, in violation of the rules.
  • (verb-transitive) To cut a slit or slits in, especially so as to reveal an underlying color: slash a sleeve.

Use "slash" in a sentence

  • "I don’t ever remember reading about pliers or vomit in a Penthouse Letters column, but I’ve seen plenty of “hurt/comfort”? slash some people claim that term is where ’slash’ comes from."
  • "I don’t ever remember reading about pliers or vomit in a Penthouse Letters column, but I’ve seen plenty of “hurt/comfort” slash some people claim that term is where ’slash’ comes from."
  • "There was a time when the term slash and burn brought to mind a form of shifting cultivation practised from ancient times."

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