Meaning of hash


Pronunciation: (hash), [key]
— n.
  1. a dish of diced or chopped meat and often vegetables, as of leftover corned beef or veal and potatoes, sautéed in a frying pan or of meat, potatoes, and carrots cooked together in gravy.
  2. a mess, jumble, or muddle: a hash of unorganized facts and figures.
  3. a reworking of old and familiar material: This essay is a hash of several earlier and better works.
  4. garbage (def. 7).
  5. electrical noise on a radio or snow in a television picture caused by interfering outside sources that generate sparking.
  6. to spoil or botch: The new writer made a hash of his first assignment.
  7. to get rid of; subdue: Her blunt reply really settled my hash.
  1. to chop into small pieces; make into hash; mince.
  2. to muddle or mess up: We thought we knew our parts, but when the play began we hashed the whole thing.
  3. to discuss or review (something) thoroughly (often fol. by out): They hashed out every aspect of the issue.
  4. to bring up again for consideration; discuss, esp. in review: At the class reunion they hashed over their college days.


Pronunciation: (hash), [key]
— n. Slang.
  1. hashish.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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