dashed

adjective \ ˈdasht \
Updated on: 1 Jan 2018

Definition of dashed

: made up of a series of dashes
  • a lane marked off by dashed lines

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First Known Use of dashed

circa 1889


DASHED Defined for English Language Learners

dashed

adjective

Definition of dashed for English Language Learners

  • : made up of a set of dashes (sense 1)



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