flasher: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (flash'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that flashes.
  2. a flashing light operated by a switching device that automatically turns it on and off alternately.
  3. a signal light on an automotive vehicle that can be made to flash, as to indicate the intention of making a turn or to call attention to a vehicle that has slowed or stopped in a hazardous place. Cf. turn signal.
  4. the switching device that operates such a light.
  5. a person, esp. a man, who exposes the genitals suddenly, and usually briefly, in public.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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