Synonyms of slashing


1. slash, cut down, cut

usage: cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete

2. flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce, beat, beat up, work over

usage: beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"

3. slash, gash, cut

usage: cut open; "she slashed her wrists"

4. slash, reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down

usage: cut drastically; "Prices were slashed"

5. convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate, shake, agitate

usage: move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"


1. slashing, dynamic (vs. undynamic), dynamical

usage: as if striking with slashing blows; "his slashing demon-ridden cadenza"

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Definition and meaning of slashing (Dictionary)