mosh

[ mosh ]
/ mɒʃ /

verb (used without object) Slang.

to engage in a form of frenzied, violent dancing; slam-dance.

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Origin of mosh

1980–85; perhaps variant of mash1
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British Dictionary definitions for mosh

mosh
/ (mɒʃ) /

noun

a type of dance, performed to loud rock music, in which people throw themselves about in a frantic and violent manner

verb

(intr) to dance in this manner

Word Origin for mosh

C20: of uncertain origin
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