Definitions For Crushing


  • Forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority
  • A strong feeling of romantic love for someone that is usually not expressed and does not last a long time
  • The person on whom you have a crush
  • A crowd of people who are pressed close together


  • Physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination


  • To press or squeeze (something) so hard that it breaks or loses its shape
  • To break (something) into a powder or very small pieces by pressing, pounding, or grinding it
  • To defeat (a person or group that opposes you) by using a lot of force

Is Crushing a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Crushing is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Crushing in a Sentence

  • Unfortunately some of the flowers got crushed when we were moving them.
  • The bicycle was crushed under the truck's tires.
  • The machine crushes the cans so that they can be stored until they are recycled.
  • Yesterday I saw my old high school crush for the first time in five years.
  • The crush in the train station is at its worst during the afternoon rush hour.
  • Outside the hotel stood a crush of reporters waiting for her arrival.

Synonyms for Crushing

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