Definition of rasher
: a thin slice of bacon or ham broiled or fried; also : a portion consisting of several such slices
Recent Examples of rasher from the Web
Five years ago, Aline and Jack Tabibian moved from Tenafly, N.J., to Edgewater, a borough in Bergen County that is proportioned like a rasher of bacon.
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Origin and Etymology of rasher
perhaps from obsolete rash to cut, from Middle English rashen
First Known Use: 1591See Words from the same year
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Definition of rasher for English Language Learners
: a thin piece of bacon or ham
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