pash


pash
n. crush on a person, infatuation

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Pash — (ਅਵਤਾਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਪਾਸ਼, sometimes spelled Paash ) was the pen name of Avtar Singh Sandhu (September 9, 1950 March 23, 1988), an Indian poet. His strongly left wing views were reflected in his poetry.BiographyHe was born in Talwandi Salem, Jalandhar,… …   Wikipedia

  • Pash — Pash, n. [Scot., the pate. Cf. {Pash}, v. t.] 1. The head; the poll. [R.] A rough pash. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A crushing blow. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. A heavy fall of rain or snow. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pash — Pash, v. t. [Prob. of imitative origin, or possibly akin to box to fight with the fists.] To strike; to crush; to smash; to dash in pieces. [Obs.] P. Plowman. I ll pash him o er the face. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pash — pash1 [pash] vt., vi. [ME passchen, prob. echoic] Now Dial. to hurl or be hurled violently so as to break; smash n. Now Dial. a smashing blow pash2 [pash] n. [< PASSION] Slang an infatuation …   English World dictionary

  • pash|mi|na — «pash MY nuh», noun a fine, soft wool from the cashmere goat; cashmere. ╂[< Persian pashmin woolen] …   Useful english dictionary

  • pash — /pash/, n. Slang. 1. an infatuation for another person; crush. 2. the object of such a passion. [1910 15; shortening and resp. of PASSION] * * * …   Universalium

  • pash — (n.) head, 1610s, now obsolete or dialectal, of uncertain origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • Pash|to — «PUHSH toh», noun, 1. a language belonging to the Iranian group of Indo European languages. The language of the Pashtuns, it is one of the two official languages of Afghanistan; Afghan. Also, Pushtu. 2. = Pathan. (Cf. ↑Pathan)Also, Pukhtu, Pushtu …   Useful english dictionary

  • pash — cal·i·pash; pash·kov·ist; pash·to; pash·toon; pish·pash; pash; pash·im; pash·mi·na; pash·tu; pash·tun; …   English syllables

  • pash — /pæʃ/ (say pash) Colloquial –noun 1. a session of passionate kissing, especially French kissing. 2. a long passionate kiss. 3. Obsolete a passion; infatuation: she s got a pash on him. –verb (i) 4. to kiss or cuddle. –verb (t) 5. to kiss and… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Pash — Recorded as Pash, Pashe, Paish, and diminutives, Passion, Pashan, Pashen, Pashon, Pashun, Patience, Patient, Pishon, and many others, this is an English surname. It is however of Old French origins, and was introduced into England by the Norman… …   Surnames reference


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