Definition Of crush


(of a government or state) violently subdue (opposition or a rebellion).

the government had taken elaborate precautions to crush any resistance

a brief but intense infatuation for someone, especially someone unattainable or inappropriate.

she did have a crush on Dr. Russell

a crowd of people pressed closely together, especially in an enclosed space.

a number of youngsters fainted in the crush

a drink made from the juice of pressed fruit.

lemon crush

bring about a feeling of overwhelming disappointment or embarrassment in (someone).

his defeat crushed a lot of left-wing supporters

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Example Of crush

  • A bit more of sweet is the Pink Panther with strawberry crush , cream, lemon, honey, and milk.

  • a number of youngsters fainted in the crush

  • Alternately, I want someone to have a crush on me.

  • But that was kind of stupid to think it was a crush when they lived together.

  • But those two exits were not opened at the end of the football game nine days ago, and families trying to get out say they were caught up in a crush which frightened their children.

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