hash-slinger

hash-slinger

n. a cook, waiter, or waitress in a hash-house. I worked as a hash-slinger in an all-night diner.
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Already a hit at Sundance and other festivals, "Waitress" stars Keri Russell as a Southern hash-slinger whose dreams of a better life are complicated by unexpected pregnancy.
Keri Russell stars as a Southern hash-slinger whose dreams of a better life are complicated by an unexpected pregnancy in "Waitress," tonight's Method Fest opener.
Most cooks at the time fit the hash-slinger stereotype, he said, adding, ``I couldn't imagine going into a career like that.