mash note


Definition of mash note

: a usually sentimental or effusive note or letter expressing affection for the recipient

Examples of mash note in a Sentence

Her glowing review of his performance reads like a mash note from a lovesick fan.
Recent Examples on the Web In every turn of phrase, every admiring riff, there’s a subtle excoriation of the previous administration and an unsubtle mash note to the current one. Washington Post, 29 June 2021 Pratt, 41, posted an Instagram photo of Schwarzenegger, 31, cutting his toenails in the funniest mash note ever. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, 14 June 2021 Plus it’s a big mash note to Michelle Pfeiffer, who rarely gets a part like this these days and who dines upon it like a Porterhouse steak at the 21 Club., 31 Mar. 2021 Too much of the 16 hours, however, reads like individual profiles of and mash notes to country stars. Brian Lowry, CNN, 15 Sep. 2019 Rubbed with cumin and garlic and tanned on a charcoal grill, the bird is a little mash note to Lima, even more so in the company of yucca that has been fried so the outside is crisp and the center is fluffy. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 21 Aug. 2019 Among her admirers were Harry Belafonte, Burl Ives, and Woody Guthrie, who sent a five-page mash note. Brett Martin, Outside Online, 24 May 2018 An obsequious foodie mash note masquerading as a documentary, Koki Shigeno’s film lionizes the humble noodle soup and Osamu Tomita, four-time winner of the best ramen in Japan., 5 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of mash note

1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mash note was in 1890

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“Mash note.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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: a note or letter that expresses love or affection for the person who receives it


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