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HA 5PA 4
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All 4 letters words made out of pash

pash apsh psah spah asph saph pahs aphs phas hpas ahps haps psha spha phsa hpsa shpa hspa ashp sahp ahsp hasp shap hsap

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Definitions and meaning of pash



  • IPA(key): /pæʃ/
  • Rhymes: -æʃ

Etymology 1

Clipping of passion.


pash (third-person singular simple present pashes, present participle pashing, simple past and past participle pashed)

  1. (Australia, New Zealand, slang) To snog, to make out, to kiss.
    • 2003, Andrew Daddo, You’re Dropped!, →ISBN, unnumbered page,
      ‘You gonna pash her?’
      ‘We only just started going together,’ I said. Pash her? Already? I hadn’t even kissed a girl properly yet.
      ‘Do you know how to pash?’ It sounded like a challenge. Jed Wall was a bit like that. When he wasn’t just hanging he was fighting or pashing or something that no one else was good at.
    • 2005, Gabrielle Morrissey, Urge: Hot Secrets For Great Sex, HarperCollins Publishers (Australia), unnumbered page,
      There are hundreds of different types of kisses; and there are kissing Kamasutras available in bookshops to help you add variety to your pashing repertoire.


pash (plural pashes)

  1. (Australia, New Zealand) A passionate kiss.
    • 2003, Frances Whiting, Oh to Be a Marching Girl, page 18,
      Anyway, the point is, my first pash — or snog, or whatever you want to call it — was so bloody awful it’s a miracle I ever opened my mouth again.
  2. A romantic infatuation; a crush.
    • 1988, Catherine Cookson, Bill Bailey’s Daughter, in 1997, Bill Bailey: An Omnibus, page 166,
      ‘It isn’t a pash. Nancy Burke’s got a pash on Mr Richards and Mary Parkin has a pash on Miss Taylor, and so have other girls. But I haven’t got a pash on Rupert. It isn’t like that. I know it isn’t. I know it isn’t.’
    • 2002, Thelma Ruck Keene, The Handkerchief Drawer: An Autobiography in Three Parts, page 92,
      Not until the outcome of Denise’s pash did I admit that my pash on Joan had been very different.
    • 2010, Gwyneth Daniel, A Suitable Distance, page 82,
      At school it was called a pash. Having a pash on big handsome Robin, who used to cycle up to the village in his holidays from boarding school, and smile at her. She still had a pash on Robin. He still smiled at her.
  3. The object of a romantic infatuation; a crush.
  4. Any obsession or passion.
  • (kiss): snog (UK)

Etymology 2

Scots word for the pate, or head.


pash (plural pashes)

  1. (Britain, dialect, obsolete) A crushing blow.
  2. (Britain, dialect, obsolete) A heavy fall of rain or snow.
  3. (obsolete) The head.
    • 1623, William Shakespeare, The Winter's Tale, Act I, Scene ii,
      Leo[ntes]: Thou want′ſt a rough paſh, & the shoots that I haue, / To be full like me:

Etymology 3

Probably of imitative origin, or possibly akin to box (to fight with the fists).


pash (third-person singular simple present pashes, present participle pashing, simple past and past participle pashed)

  1. (dialect) To throw (or be thrown) and break.
  2. To strike; to crush; to smash; to dash into pieces.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Piers Plowman to this entry?)
    • 1855, Robert Browning, “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came”, XII:
      [...] 'tis a brute must walk / Pashing their life out, with a brute's intents.


  • HSAP, HSPA, PAHs, PHAs, Phas, SAHP, Shap, haps, hasp, pahs, psha

  • to strike violently.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)