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  • noun
    An act of running somewhere suddenly and hastily. (she made a dash for the door)
    A small quantity of a substance, especially a liquid, added to something else. (whiskey with a dash of soda)
    A horizontal stroke in writing or printing to mark a pause or break in sense or to represent omitted letters or words. (This book's a success, it's true, even though it's about commas, apostrophes, colons, dashes and other marks.)
    Impetuous or flamboyant vigor and confidence; panache. (he has youthful energy, dash, and charisma)
    short for dashboard
    Run or travel somewhere in a great hurry. (I dashed into the garden)
    Strike or fling (something) somewhere with great force, especially so as to have a destructive effect; hurl. (the ship was dashed upon the rocks)


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