Verb: dash dash
Noun: dash dash
- Run or move very quickly or hastily
"She dashed into the yard"
- dart, scoot, scud, flash, shoot
- Break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
- Hurl or thrust violently
"He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"
- Destroy or break
"dashed ambitions and hopes"
- Cause to lose courage
"dashed by the refusal"
- daunt, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare
- Add an enlivening or altering element to
"blue paint dashed with white"
- Distinctive and stylish elegance
"he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
- elan, flair, panache, style, élan
- A quick run
- A footrace run at top speed
"he is preparing for the 100-yard dash"
- A punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word or between the syllables of a word when the word is divided at the end of a line of text
- The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
- The act of moving with great haste
"he made a dash for the door"
Derived forms: dashed, dashing, dashes
Type of: baffle, belt along, bilk, break, bucket along, cannonball along, cast, cross, elegance, foil, frustrate, haste, hasten, hie [archaic], hotfoot, hurl, hurry, hurtle, intimidate, mix, mix in, pelt along, punctuation, punctuation mark, queer, race, radiotelegraphic signal, restrain, run, running, rush, rush along, rushing, scotch, speed, spoil, step on it, telegraphic signal, thwart, track event
Part of: international Morse code, Morse, Morse code
Encyclopedia: Dash Dash, Kankuro