Definition of masher in English:


Syllabification: mash·er
Pronunciation: /ˈmaSHər


1A utensil for mashing food: a potato masher
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  • Add in the crème fraîche and mash with a potato masher or a fork, until it forms a chunky purée.
  • Mash with a potato masher and then transfer to a bowl.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and, using a potato masher, roughly mash the contents, keeping some of the texture.
2North American informal A man who makes unwelcome sexual advances, often in public places and typically to women he does not know.
[late 19th century: probably a derivative of slang mash 'attract sexually', perhaps from Romany masherava 'allure']
More example sentences
  • Assuming it was some sort of masher, Sam whirled around, prepared to defend Gunny's honor.
  • And before you think I am a perverted masher here, let me lay your fears to rest - these are NOT sexual hugs.
  • But they were in an elevator full of people, and he was some sort of masher, at the very least.

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