masher

1
[ mash-er ]
/ ˈmæʃ ər /

noun

a person or thing that mashes.

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Origin of masher

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First recorded in 1490–1500; mash1 + -er1

Definition for masher (2 of 2)

masher2
[ mash-er ]
/ ˈmæʃ ər /

noun Slang.

a man who makes advances, especially to women he does not know, with a view to physical intimacy.

Origin of masher

2
First recorded in 1880–85; mash2 + -er1
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