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thrasher

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noun thrash·er \ˈthra-shər\

Definition of thrasher

  1. 1 :  one that thrashes or threshes

  2. 2 :  an avid skateboarder



1632

First Known Use of thrasher

1632


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thrasher

noun thrash·er

Definition of thrasher

  1. :  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



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Origin and Etymology of thrasher

perhaps alteration of dialect thresher thrush


First Known Use: circa 1814


THRASHER Defined for Kids

thrasher

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noun thrash·er \ˈthra-shər\

Definition of thrasher for Students

  1. :  an American bird (as the common reddish brown brown thrasher) related to the mockingbird and noted for its song




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