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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klash]
    • /klæʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klash]
    • /klæʃ/

Definitions of clashers word

  • verb without object clashers to make a loud, harsh noise: The gears of the old car clashed and grated. 1
  • verb without object clashers to come together or collide, especially noisily: The cymbals clashed. 1
  • verb without object clashers to conflict; disagree: Their stories of the accident clashed completely. 1
  • verb without object clashers (of juxtaposed colors) to be offensive to the eye. 1
  • verb without object clashers to engage in a physical conflict or contest, as in a game or a battle (often followed by with): The Yankees clash with the White Sox for the final game of the season. 1
  • verb with object clashers to strike with a resounding or violent collision: He clashed his fist against the heavy door. 1

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Origin of clashers

First appearance:

before 1490
One of the 26% oldest English words
1490-1500; blend of clap1 and dash1

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Parts of speech for Clashers


clashers popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

clashers usage trend in Literature

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