Dashed vs Dasher - What's the difference?

dashed | dasher |


As a verb dashed

is .

As an adjective dashed

is of a line, made up of short lines with small gaps between each one and the next.

As a noun dasher is

that which dashes or agitates.

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dashed

English

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of a line, made up of short lines with small gaps between each one and the next.
  • (British, informal) A euphemism for damned .
  • It's a dashed shame that Tarquin failed all his A-levels — we were hoping to get him into Oxford.

    Usage notes

    * Dashed in the sense of "damned" is considered to be upper-class or somewhat old-fashioned.

    Synonyms

    * (line) broken * (damned) darned (especially US)

    See also

    * dotted

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    dasher

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which dashes or agitates.
  • the dasher of a churn
  • (US) A dashboard or splashboard.
  • (archaic) One who makes an ostentatious parade.
  • See also

    * dash and dashing

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