Definition of dasher in English:

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dasher

Pronunciation: /ˈdaSHər/

noun

1 informal A person who dresses or acts flamboyantly or stylishly.
Example sentences
  • But I was a dasher through and through, and anything beyond a quarter mile nearly killed me.
  • So, a small tip for the road rage - or should I say aisle rage trolley dashers - is to, next year, calm down a little.
  • Chris Gayle and Wavell Hinds are both unreliable dashers, and West Indies can afford only one such player at the top.
2A plunger for agitating cream in a churn.
Example sentences
  • At that point, mix is pumped into ice cream freezers, where it is scraped with dashers and frozen to 26 degrees.
  • Letting the dashers spin for a minute or two without the freezing option will help the ice cream come out of the machine more easily, if the machine has the ability.
  • Mix is then pumped into the computerized ice cream freezers, where it is whipped, injected with air, scraped with dashers and frozen.
3 Hockey The ledge along the top of the boards of a rink.
Example sentences
  • We had to take out 17 rows of artificial tuff from the Soccer field, a full set of dasher boards, and six tons of plate glass.
  • I want to see the dasher boards full of advertising, the suites full of sponsors and the banners raised showing the club's great success.

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Syllabification: dash·er

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