Definition of rasher in English:


Syllabification: rash·er
Pronunciation: /ˈraSHər


  • A thin slice of bacon.
    More example sentences
    • Meanwhile the plate of spare sausage and rashers of bacon was being politely offered around the table.
    • An egg and sausage, two rashers of bacon, mushrooms and black pudding, beans and tinned tomatoes filled the plate.
    • For food professionals, winter is the time for hearty foods, for steamy fish stews, rashers of bacon, and platter upon platter of broiled meats.


late 16th century: of unknown origin.

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