Meaning of hasher in English:


Pronunciation /ˈhaʃə/


  • 1A machine for cutting meat or food finely or into small pieces. In early use also: †a person who cuts meat or food in this way, or who makes meat or food into a hash (obsolete).

  • 2US slang A waiter, waitress, or cook in a cheap restaurant or cafe.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Hood (1799–1845), poet and humorist. Partly from hash + -er.