To hit (the ball) from above the level of the net with a very hard overhand stroke.
a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head
a conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang"
hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer"
hit violently; "She smashed her car against the guard rail"
a low, hard shot that is the mainstay of many modern table tennis players
An overhand shot on which the shuttle travels sharply downward.
A hard, flat attacking stroke.
Hard-hit overhead shot that forces the shuttle sharply downward. Badminton's primary attacking stroke.
Stone-hard blow with no subtlety whatsoever.
A hard, overhead shot.
An overhead shot with power.
a powerful downward stroke using wrist snap to end the point
A putaway shot. Ball is hit with enough speed so opponent cannot make a return.
an offensive, high-speed shot used against high balls, where the racket is in a normal position to generate the most speed possible. Also called a kill
An overhead shot that is hit very hard and down into the opponent's side of the net.
a ball hit above the head, hit powerfully into the opposing court.
An overhead smash in tennis is a shot that is hit above the head with a serve-like motion. A smash can usually be hit with great force relatively safely and is often a shot that ends the point. Most smashes are hit fairly near the net or in mid-court before the ball bounces, generally against lobs that have not been hit high enough or deep enough by the opponent.