a person or thing that dashes.
a kind of plunger with paddles at one end, for stirring and mixing liquids or semisolids in a churn, ice-cream freezer, or the like.
a person of dashing appearance or manner.

Nearby words

  1. dashboard,
  2. dashcam,
  3. dashed,
  4. dashedly,
  5. dasheen,
  6. dashi,
  7. dashiki,
  8. dashing,
  9. dashing white sergeant,
  10. dashingly

Origin of dasher

First recorded in 1780–90; dash1 + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for dasher



one that dashes
Canadian the ledge along the top of the boards of an ice hockey rink
the plunger in a churn, often with paddles attached
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