mash

1
[ mash ]
/ mæʃ /

verb (used with object)

noun


Nearby words

  1. masculinovoblastoma,
  2. masefield,
  3. masefield, john,
  4. maser,
  5. maseru,
  6. mash-up,
  7. masham,
  8. mashed,
  9. masher,
  10. masherbrum

Origin of mash

1
before 1000; Middle English; Old English mǣsc-, masc- (in compounds); cognate with German Maische

mash

2
[ mash ]
/ mæʃ /
Older Slang.

noun

a flirtation or infatuation.
a flirt; sweetheart; lover.

verb (used with object)

to flirt with; court the affections of.

Origin of mash

2
1880–85; orig. theatrical argot; of uncertain origin

MASH

[ mash ]
/ mæʃ /

noun

mobile army surgical hospital.
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British Dictionary definitions for mash

mash

/ (mæʃ) /

noun

verb (tr)

Derived Formsmashed, adjectivemasher, noun

Word Origin for mash

Old English mǣsc- (in compound words); related to Middle Low German mēsch

MASH

/ (mæʃ) /

n acronym for (in the US)

Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
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Word Origin and History for mash
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Medicine definitions for mash

MASH

abbr.

Mobile Army Surgical Hospital

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