Definition of Slasher

1. Noun. Someone who slashes another person.

Generic synonyms: Aggressor, Assailant, Assaulter, Attacker
Derivative terms: Slash



2. Noun. A weapon (a sword or dagger) used for slashing.
Generic synonyms: Arm, Weapon, Weapon System

Definition of Slasher

1. n. A machine for applying size to warp yarns.

Definition of Slasher

1. Noun. One who slashes. ¹

2. Noun. (informal) A horror movie with graphic blood and violence. ¹

3. Noun. A machine for applying size to warp yarns. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slasher

1. one that slashes [n -S] - See also: slashes

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slasher

slash and burn
slash fictions
slash line
slash pile
slash pine
slash pines
slash pocket
slashable
slashdot
slashdots
slashdotted
slashdotting
slashed
slashed velvet
slasher (current term)
slashers
slashes
slashfic
slashfics
slashing
slashingly
slashings
slasht
slashy
slashzine
slashzines
slat
slatch
slatches

Literary usage of Slasher

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1. Pugilistica: The History of British Boxing Containing Lives of the Most by Henry Downes Miles (1906)
"The slasher loomed large, enveloped in a long white frieze coat, his head surmounted by an ... The slasher dodged round his man, waiting for an opening, ..."

2. Lumber, Its Manufacture and Distribution by Ralph Clement Bryant (1922)
"THE slasher ' The slasher is used to cut slabs, edgings and other mill refuse into ... The slasher has a battery of saws arranged in a horizontal line, ..."

3. The Musical World (1869)
"CONCERNING A slasher. kept out in the cold, the whole winding up with the ... There was once a Tipton slasher, who hit out in the prize ring with amazing ..."

4. Child Observations: 1st Series: Imitation and Allied Activities. Made by the by Elias Harlow Russell, Massachusetts State Normal School, Worcester (1896)
"A person called " Jack the slasher" attacked several women in the street in our town, ... One day I saw ten or a dozen boys playing "Jack the slasher. ..."

5. The History of Nevada by Sam Post Davis (1913)
"on his friend slasher, a man with whom you (the local) have not the slightest! acquaintance. Jenkins is very anxious—persistently so—to have you get off his ..."

6. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"The slasher stood four inches over Sayers and weighed about 45 pounds more ... He then challenged the Tipton slasher, who claimed the championship belt. ..."

7. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"The slasher stood four inches over Savers and weighed about 45 pounds more ... He then challenged the Tipton slasher, who claimed the championship belt. ..."

8. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"Substantially, the slasher of the present day combines the best points of its forerunners. As previously stated, a single-cylinder slasher is sometimes used ..."

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