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 Love, Makoto writes a food-hall-size mash note to the tastes of Japan The omakase, or chef’s choice, starts with some snacks and hand rolls, one black with nori and filled with tuna, sweet Tokyo green onions and wasabi, the second white with soy paper and stuffed with warm crab. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 25 Sep. 2023 Thank goodness for the cheat sheet, er, mash note, from the chef. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 1 Sep. 2023 Unbeknownst to her, however, these miniature mash notes aren't just disappearing into the void. A.a. Dowd, Chron, 5 May 2023 The album is an ode to the capital, but not a mash note. Jason Farago, New York Times, 21 Mar. 2023 If Jet Runway Café is owner Mike Linder’s love letter to aviation and YOT Bar & Kitchen is his mash note to the sea, then his newest restaurant, South PMP, is securely on terra firma. Phillip Valys, Sun Sentinel, 30 Sep. 2022 The show has always been a mash note to documentaries Hader, Armisen and Co. have admired. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 19 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mash note was in 1890

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“Mash note.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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