dash[ dash ]SEE DEFINITION OF dash
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"With just a dash of orange bitters in it," another might add.
Chip really felt that way about it, after the first dash of wounded pride.
Once having agreed to the change, she would carry it off with a dash.
Is there a back door where we can dash out and give them the slip?
For goodness' sake, let's dash as fast as we can, down into the garden, and do the same thing!
You little think it, but you was the first to dash my hopes.
It was a look of resentment and contempt, with just a dash of feminine reproach in it.
I made a dash, caught it in my hands and triumphantly brought it ashore.
The constancy of his companions braced Madden like a dash of ice water.
Nearly every dash of foam brought with it biting bits of seaweed now.
c.1300, probably from a Scandinavian source (cf. Swedish daska, Danish daske "to beat, strike"), somehow imitative. The oldest sense is that in dash to pieces and dashed hopes. Intransitive meaning "move quickly" appeared c.1300, that of "to write hurriedly" is 1726. Related: Dashed; dashing.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DASH
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