Definition and Meanings for clashing

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Clashing is ranked 9,788 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of clashing

intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, transitive verb, noun

Etymology of clashing

of imitative origin; cf. g. klatschen, prov. g. kleschen, d. kletsen, dan. klaske, e. clack

Meaning of clashing


as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to make a noise by striking against something; to dash noisily together.
  • to meet in opposition; to act in a contrary direction; to come onto collision; to interfere.

as transitive verb

  • to strike noisily against or together.

as noun

  • a loud noise resulting from collision; a noisy collision of bodies; a collision.
  • opposition; contradiction; as between differing or contending interests, views, purposes, etc.
  • No antonyms for clashing

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