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Definition of "dasher" [dash•er]

  • One that dashes, especially the plunger of an ice-cream freezer. (noun)
  • Sports The ledge along the top of the boards of an ice rink. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dasher" in a sentence
  • "A dasher is a teacher who gives lectures at a university and gives private lessons and teaches at school, all at the same time."
  • "For the coach we (three passengers) were in, was built like an omnibus-sleigh on wheels, with a high seat and "dasher" in front, so that we could not see what it was that drew our ark, and therefore I climbed up in the driver's perch to overlook our motors."
  • "I transferred the ice cream to another container, I spooned gobs of ice cream off the dasher down my throat until it went past numb and into sharp ache."