Definition of car crash noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    car crash

    BrE BrE//ˈkɑː kræʃ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːr kræʃ//
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  1. 1an accident in which a car hits something, for example another vehicle, usually causing damage and often killing or injuring the passengers
  2. 2(informal) a very unsuccessful event or situation that people often find interesting Her life is turning into a car crash. The whole industry is a car crash—even major investment won’t save it now. car-crash television compare train wreck