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bash

Abbreviation for:
British Association for the Study of Headache (Medspeak-UK)
Bulimia Anorexia Self-Help

Drug slang
noun A regional term for marijuana.

Public health
noun A popular term for a road traffic/motor vehicle accident (RTA/MVA).

Social medicine
verb To speak or refer of or to a person or a specific group in a disparaging manner—e.g., doctor bashing, gay bashing.

bash

Social medicine verb To speak or refer to another in a disparaging fashion. See Gay bashing, Physician bashing.
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I can easily sit here in my Armani silk robe,put my hand on my heart,next to my Boodle and Dunthorne platinum necklace,and tell you -if Ava would just stop bashing away on our Steinway grand piano -that materialism doesn't mean anything to me.
At least a week before John Huang, former head of the Lippo Group in the United States and executive for the suddenly newsworthy Riadys of Indonesia, became front-page news, Rush was bashing away at Huang's questionable fundraising work for the Democratic National Committee.
"I would like to see if I could be useful again in Westminster, because when I was there last time after all we were in opposition and I spent quite a lot of the time bashing away at Tony Blair and Gordon Brown and pretty miserable it was," he said.
'I ease state By 10am, after I've been bashing away at my keyboard for four hours, I'm generally nearing this state and can tolerate all manner of distractions.
There is too much of the bashing away at a brick wall mentality...
"I spent literally hours bashing away with my mates and I can't wait to do it again."
I mean, I've been bashing away at a typewriter and computer for more than 50 years, so it's bound to produce some wear and tear on my digits.
"A lot of people think keeping fit means going to the gym and spending two or three hours bashing away.
"She was bashing away. It was a horrible thing to watch."
They spent the third quarter bashing away at the barricades - as usual, with more effort than precision - until suddenly, in the 61st minute, the passes stuck and the Saracen defences gave way.
Frantic-looking Racing Post hacks bashing away in the press room is a particularly amusing image.
INVENTORS are often thought of as white coat wearing laboratory dwellers tinkering with test tubes and bashing away at computers.