[ 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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for moshing

/ (mɒʃ) /


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


(intr) to dance in this manner

Word Origin for mosh

C20: of uncertain origin
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