a smashing defeat的用法和样例：
- We heard a smash in the kitchen.
- He gave the rogue a smash on the jaw.
- I'm afraid the company is heading for a smash.
- His latest record was a smash hit within a week of being released.
- All day, with little spurts of excitement, the thought of a smashing defeat in Africa had been in and out of his mind
- The plate hit the floor with a smash.