2. Giving someone a going over, beating them up.
3. Criticising or insulting, in a derogatory manner, something which you don't like. Usually refers to different cultures or countries.
2. Indeed, those chavs gave that old man a bashing.
3. Main Pastimes of England:
4)Bashing the French
5)Bashing the Americans
A term used when fellow watchers, readers, and fans of an anime/manga/book/TV series put down, flame, and say derogatory things about a certain character or pairing in a nasty way to show their disapproval towards that character and/or pairing. Can be seen both in fanfiction and discussion forums.
Most fans are seen flaming a certain character because he/she is interfering with their favorite pairing in the show:
-In the Inuyasha fandom, many, many fans bashes the character Kikyo because she interferes with the ever popular Inuyasha x Kagome pairing, since she is Inuyasha's "ex-girlfriend".