dash·​er ˈda-shər How to pronounce dasher (audio)
plural dashers
: a dashing person
: one that dashes
: a device having blades for agitating a liquid or semisolid
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 So cat custodians contemplating this sort of outdoor adventure should be aware of the risk of creating a door dasher. Lila Seidman, Los Angeles Times, 2 Nov. 2023 Enter Email Sign Up After a record-setting 65-win regular season, coach Jim Montgomery has spots to fill and Sweeney et al would be only too happy if someone here has kicked a hole through the dasher boards before the ride back to Brighton on Monday. Kevin Paul Dupont, BostonGlobe.com, 16 Sep. 2023 Put the can in the freezer bucket, add the dasher and secure the lid on the can. Justin Miller Communications Specialist Alabama Cooperative Extension System, al, 26 Jan. 2023 This year’s event raised $437,952 for the Oregon Humane Society as of Saturday afternoon, with Stephen Kochis taking the spot of top dasher (and earning $18,028.05) and the Canine Crusaders finishing as the top team ($62,843.43). oregonlive, 13 May 2023 Remove the dasher and press the ice cream down in the can. Justin Miller Communications Specialist Alabama Cooperative Extension System, al, 26 Jan. 2023 Mutsch and her team of volunteers have even become classroom door dashers. Joan Elovitz Kazan, Journal Sentinel, 2 May 2023 Each of these new features can be sponsored, creating new inventory for sales teams — including fully customizable tech-forward offerings, like MLB pitcher’s mound sponsorships and NHL digital dasher boards. Michael Schreiber, Rolling Stone, 21 Apr. 2023 Planned upgrades include a temporary turf field, dasher boards and goal posts, according to the release. oregonlive, 20 Oct. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1773, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of dasher was in 1773

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“Dasher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dasher. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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