Masher meaning

măshər
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(slang) A man who habitually makes aggressive, unwelcome sexual advances to women.
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A kitchen utensil for mashing vegetables or fruit.
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One that mashes.
  • A device for mashing vegetables, fruit, etc.
  • (slang) A man who makes unwanted advances to women not acquainted with him, esp. in public places.
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A fashionable man, a dandy, a fop.
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(rare) A man who molests women, as in a subway.
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One who, or that which, mashes.
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(brewing) A machine for making mash.
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A man who makes often unwelcome advances to women.
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Origin of masher

  • Either by analogy with masher (“one who presses, softens"), or more likely from Romani masha (“a fascinator, an enticer"), mashdva (“fascination, enticement"). Originally used in theater, and recorded in US in 1870s. Either originally borrowed as masher, from masha, or from mash +"Ž -er. Leland writes of the etymology:

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  • mash +"Ž -er

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