dash·​er | \ ˈda-shər How to pronounce dasher (audio) \
plural dashers

Definition of dasher

1 : a dashing person
2 : one that dashes
3 : a device having blades for agitating a liquid or semisolid
4 ice hockey : the low wall enclosing a hockey rink : board entry 1 sense 5 specifically : the ledge at the top of the boards

Examples of dasher in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In my model, the bowl moves around while the dasher remains stationary. Alex Heard, Outside Online, 4 July 2020 Along with being a dasher, employees are allowed to support merchants or shadow a Customer Experience agent. Naomi Ludlow, USA TODAY, 29 Dec. 2021 With three minutes remaining and victory assured Carvel gathered his players around the dasher. BostonGlobe.com, 10 Apr. 2021 Roy, trying to control the puck in the Kings zone, was thrown forward by Fiala; Roy's facemask hit the dasher and his head snapped back on the play. Chris Miller, Star Tribune, 28 Jan. 2021 The dasher that churns the ice cream should make smooth contact with the sides of the canister to ensure even freezing. Washington Post, 5 Nov. 2020 Reagor is a productive, diminutive dasher who also provides some nice run-after-catch skills with quickness and toughness for his size (5-11, 206 pounds). Scott Horner, Indianapolis Star, 16 Apr. 2020 Sabres winger Jeff Skinner tipped home a shot from Wayne Simmonds less than a minute later after Simmonds outmuscled Coyotes center Barrett Hayton along the dasher boards. Richard Morin, azcentral, 29 Feb. 2020 Then here was Eruzione coming over the dasher to the top of the circle, wristing the puck past Vladimir Myshkin through a screen, and dashing into the corner to celebrate. John Powers, BostonGlobe.com, 18 Feb. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of dasher

1773, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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25 May 2022

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“Dasher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dasher. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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