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Definition of "masher" [mash•er]

  • A kitchen utensil for mashing vegetables or fruit. (noun)
  • Slang A man who attempts to force his attentions on a woman. (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 "masher" in a sentence
  • "The platoon was making a flank job on this hillside, and when I looked up, I saw a Nip with a potato masher, which is a hand grenade, and he was heaving it."
  • "If the creature presumes to hang about the stage door, a word of complaint to the manager will be sufficient; the "masher" will at once "take notice" of some other door and probably of some other actress."
  • "A refined girl would never put herself in a position requiring such drastic measures; but it is, I think, to these reckless young wretches, and a few silly, sentimental simpletons who permit themselves to be drawn into a mawkish correspondence with perfect strangers, that we really owe the continued existence of the stage-door "masher," who wishes to be mistaken for a member of the"