Definition of mash note in English:

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mash note


North American informal
A letter that expresses infatuation with or gushing appreciation of someone.
Example sentences
  • Attributed to no one, the words appeared in a prominent mash note about machinery of death from the New York Times, a newspaper that's supposed to epitomize the highest journalistic standards.
  • In return, users can post a brief mash note above the career numbers of their favorite player in baseball history.
  • Each young man, on identical sheets of paper, sends what is in effect a mash note.


Late 19th century: from slang mash 'infatuation' + note.

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