flasher

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

flash +‎ -er

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  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æʃə(ɹ)

Noun[edit]

flasher (plural flashers)

  1. Anything that flashes, especially a device that switches a light on and off.
  2. (automotive) An indicator or turn signal.
  3. (obsolete) Someone of great accomplishments, or brilliant appearance.
    • 1795, Hester Piozzi, Thraliana, 17 March:
      Mr Yorke of D'Affrenalli has been introduced to me as a Wit & a Flasher: it was supposed that we were to admire one another's Abilities,—but I fancy the Project failed on both Sides [] .
  4. (slang) Someone who exposes themselves indecently; someone who ‘flashes’ their genitals.

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Etymology[edit]

From English flash.

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Verb[edit]

flasher

  1. to flash (of a light, to have intermittent periods on and off)
  2. to flash (of a camera, to use flash photography)
  3. to flash (of a vehicle, to be caught on camera speeding)

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