First Known Use of thrasher
Definition of thrasher
: any of various American oscine birds (family Mimidae, especially genus Toxostoma) related to the mockingbird that resemble thrushes but have a usually long curved bill and long tail
Origin of thrasher
perhaps alteration of dialect thresher thrush
First Known Use: circa 1814
THRASHER Defined for Kids
Definition of thrasher for Students
: an American bird (as the common reddish brown brown thrasher) related to the mockingbird and noted for its song
Learn More about thrasher
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "thrasher"
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up thrasher? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).