Complete Definition of "dashed"

English

Pronunciation
rhymes|æÊt

Verb
dashed

  1. past participle of|dash

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Of a line, made up of short lines with small gaps between each one and the next.
  2. UK|informal A euphemism for damned.

#:It's a dashed shame that Tarquin failed all his A-levels — we were hoping to get him into Oxford.

Usage notes
Dashed in the sense of "damned" is considered to be upper-class or somewhat old-fashioned.

Synonyms
sense|line broken
sense|damned darned i|especially US

See also
dotted

fi:dashed
te:dashed
vi:dashed
zh:dashed

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