mash note


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

Example Sentences

Her glowing review of his performance reads like a mash note from a lovesick fan.
Recent Examples on the Web 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

Dictionary Entries Near mash note

Cite this Entry

“Mash note.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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