Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: slashed
IPA transcription: [sl'æʃt]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: slashed
    Meaning: patterned by having color applied with sweeping strokes; "brown iris...slashed with yellow"- Willa Cather
  • Synonyms: slashed
    Meaning: having long and narrow ornamental cuts showing an underlying fabric; "a slashed doublet"; "slashed cuffs showing the scarlet lining"
Usage examples
  • The arms had been slashed with sabre cuts.
  • "Green's grass!" he grumbled, and slashed another.
  • The agent took out his big clasp knife and recklessly slashed one of them open.
  • The murdered sentries had each had a saltire cross slashed across their brows, as by a hunting-knife.
  • He cut and he slashed, and heads and arms and legs rolled off as quick as lightning, one after the other.
  • Black and bitter were the thoughts of Frenchmen when they saw this weal of dishonour slashed across the fair face of their country.
  • They slashed away for over half an hour, cutting each other terribly, and then their backers stopped them for fear of fatal results.
  • Instantly, Harrington slashed out from the middle of the board with one of his heavy-duty, all-purpose pieces and took a piece, then moved again.
  • He saw the bed, and on the mattress that young man, bleeding, white with a waxen whiteness, with closed eyes and gaping mouth, and pallid lips, stripped to the waist, slashed all over with crimson wounds, motionless and brilliantly lighted up.