Definition of masher in English:

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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'
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.

Words that rhyme with masher

Asher, clasher, flasher, lasher, Natasha, pasha, rasher, Sasha, slasher, smasher, thrasher

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Syllabification: mash·er

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