Associations to the word «Demolition»

Wiktionary

DEMOLITION, noun. The action of demolishing or destroying, in particular of buildings or other structures
DEMOLITION DERBIES, noun. Plural of demolition derby
DEMOLITION DERBY, noun. (chiefly US) a competition in which contestants crash old cars into each other, the last vehicle surviving being the winner.

Dictionary definition

DEMOLITION, noun. An event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something.
DEMOLITION, noun. The act of demolishing.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats