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thrasher

noun thrash·er \ ˈthra-shər \

Definition of thrasher

1 : one that thrashes or threshes
2 : an avid skateboarder

First Known Use of thrasher

1632

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thrasher

noun

Definition of thrasher

: any of various American oscine birds (family Mimidae, especially genus Toxostoma) related to the mockingbird that resemble thrushes but have a usually long curved bill and long tail

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Origin and Etymology of thrasher

perhaps alteration of dialect thresher thrush


THRASHER Defined for Kids

thrasher

noun thrash·er \ ˈthra-shər \

Definition of thrasher for Students

: an American bird (as the common reddish brown brown thrasher ) related to the mockingbird and noted for its song

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