Definition of rasher in English:

rasher

noun

  • A thin slice of bacon.

    • ‘An egg and sausage, two rashers of bacon, mushrooms and black pudding, beans and tinned tomatoes filled the plate.’
    • ‘Indeed, regardless of era, salted bacon, especially rashers of bacon, and salted butter have endured as favourite foodstuffs.’
    • ‘Place the bacon rashers on a baking tray and bake until crisp, then remove and keep warm.’
    • ‘I believe I even saw someone fishing with rashers of bacon.’
    • ‘Meanwhile the plate of spare sausage and rashers of bacon was being politely offered around the table.’
    • ‘The breakfast consisted of two fried eggs and two rashers of streaky bacon crisply done.’
    • ‘Then drape 3 rashers of bacon over the exposed stuffing in a star fashion forming a lid and secure with string.’
    • ‘If the skin is torn you can patch it up with a rasher of green bacon.’
    • ‘The exhibit is two inches long and striped pink and black, the striping having been achieved by, at one stage, wrapping the sausage in a rasher of bacon.’
    • ‘Eggs, bacon rashers, sausages and hash browns came in twos.’
    • ‘I assumed that she didn't want to be openly nasty to me in front of the children, and helped myself to some rashers of bacon and a new slice of toast.’
    • ‘Grill rashers of smoked streaky bacon until crisp and cut into small squarish pieces.’
    • ‘She brought a platter of sausages, scrambled eggs and two rashers of bacon with steaming bread.’
    • ‘According to its maker, it can cook any food from vegetables to rashers of bacon.’
    • ‘Fry or grill the rashers of Black Bacon ™ until just crisp, keep warm.’
    • ‘For food professionals, winter is the time for hearty foods, for steamy fish stews, rashers of bacon, and platter upon platter of broiled meats.’
    • ‘When roasting whole guinea fowl, protect the breast meat with bacon rashers.’
    • ‘Brussels officials are convinced that fun and games for pigs make for healthier animals and tastier pork chops or bacon rashers.’
    • ‘The bacon rashers can be placed on a heat-proof plate and put back in the oven to finish cooking till all the fat has melted and there are just very crisp bits left.’
    • ‘Cecil helped himself to an omelette, several rashers of bacon and two slices of toast before he turned to look for Mark and Kristy.’
    piece, portion, wedge, chunk, hunk, lump, slab, segment
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Origin

Late 16th century: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

rasher

/ˈraSHər//ˈræʃər/