dash
noun.
distinctive and stylish elegance
he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer
Synonym: elan, flair, panache, style
noun.
a quick run
Synonym: sprint
noun.
a footrace run at top speed
he is preparing for the 100-yard dash
noun.
a punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word or between the syllables of a word when the word is divided at the end of a line of text
Synonym: hyphen
noun.
the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
Synonym: dah
noun.
the act of moving with great haste
he made a dash for the door
Synonym: bolt
verb.
run or move very quickly or hastily
She dashed into the yard
Synonym: dart, flash, scoot, scud, shoot
verb.
break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
Smash a plate
Synonym: smash
verb.
hurl or thrust violently
He dashed the plate against the wall|Waves were dashing against the rock
Synonym: crash
verb.
destroy or break
dashed ambitions and hopes
verb.
cause to lose courage
dashed by the refusal
verb.
add an enlivening or altering element to
blue paint dashed with white