flasher


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flash·er

 (flăsh′ər)
n.
1. A device that automatically switches an electric lamp off and on, as in a commercial display sign.
2. Slang One who engages in indecent exposure; an exhibitionist.

flasher

(ˈflæʃə)
n
1. something that flashes, such as a direction indicator on a vehicle
2. slang Brit a person who indecently exposes himself
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flasher - someone with a compulsive desire to expose the genitals
compulsive - a person with a compulsive disposition; someone who feels compelled to do certain things
streaker - someone who takes off all their clothes and runs naked through a public place
2.flasher - an electrical device that automatically turns a lamp on and off (as for an advertising display)
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
3.flasher - a light that flashes on and offflasher - a light that flashes on and off; used as a signal or to send messages
light source, light - any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"
Translations

flasher

[ˈflæʃəʳ] N
1. (= man) → exhibicionista m
2. (Brit) (Aut) → intermitente m

flasher

[ˈflæʃər] n
(= man) → exhibitionniste m
(= flashing light) → clignotant mflash flood ncrue f subite

flasher

n
(Mot) → Lichthupe f
(inf: = person exposing himself/herself) → Exhibitionist(in) m(f)

flasher

[ˈflæʃəʳ] n
a. (Aut) → lampeggiatore m
b. (Brit) (fam) (man) → esibizionista m
References in classic literature ?
At length all these weighty matters being arranged, a day was fixed for selling out and transferring the stock, and of waiting with that view upon Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, stock-broker, of somewhere near the bank, who had been recommended by Mr.
Flasher at a quarter past, we shall just hit the best time.
The office of Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, of the Stock Exchange, was in a first floor up a court behind the Bank of England; the house of Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, was at Brixton, Surrey; the horse and stanhope of Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, were at an adjacent livery stable; the groom of Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, was on his way to the West End to deliver some game; the clerk of Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, had gone to his dinner; and so Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, himself, cried, 'Come in,' when Mr.
said Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, resuming the conversation to which Mr.
Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, was balancing himself on two legs of an office stool, spearing a wafer-box with a penknife, which he dropped every now and then with great dexterity into the very centre of a small red wafer that was stuck outside.
I'll bet you ten guineas to five, he cuts his throat,' said Wilkins Flasher, Esquire.
Kills himself, in fact,' said Wilkins Flasher, Esquire.
Split the difference,' said Wilkins Flasher, Esquire.
So it was entered down on the little books that Boffer was to kill himself within ten days, or Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, was to hand over to Frank Simmery, Esquire, the sum of ten guineas; and that if Boffer did kill himself within that time, Frank Simmery, Esquire, would pay to Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, five guineas, instead.
I'm very sorry he has failed,' said Wilkins Flasher, Esquire.
Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, now condescended to receive Mr.
Flasher left them standing for a few moments, while they went upstairs into the Will Office.