how to pronounce mash


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mash is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of mash in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… describe as a mash-up of Grindr and …”

meanings of mash


  1. The object of one's affections (either sex).
  2. Acronym of Mobile Army Surgical Hospital.
  3. A dandy, a masher.
  4. An infatuation, a crush, a fancy.
  5. A gun.
  6. A mixture of meal or bran and water fed to animals.
  7. A mass of mixed ingredients reduced to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure; a mass of anything in a soft pulpy state.
  8. A mesh.
  9. Ground or bruised malt, or meal of rye, wheat, corn, or other grain (or a mixture of malt and meal) steeped and stirred in hot water for making the wort.
  10. A mess; trouble.
  11. Mashed potatoes.


  1. To prepare a cup of tea in a teapot; to brew (tea).
  2. To act violently.
  3. To convert into a mash; to reduce to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure.
  4. In brewing, to convert (for example malt, or malt and meal) into the mash which makes wort.
  5. To press.
  6. To press down hard (on).
  7. To flirt, to make eyes, to make romantic advances.


  1. A surname​.

mash frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word mash occurs in english on average 10.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mash can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mash can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) food and health;

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