Friday, March 16, 2012
gasser noun [GAS-er] Something that is extraordinarily pleasing or successful, especially a very funny joke.
Definitions for gasser
- Something that is extraordinarily pleasing or successful, especially a very funny joke.
- A person or thing that gasses.
Get the Word of the Day Email
Citations for gasser
“You're gonna whiff like Reggie Jackson today, pal,” I said. By the third hole, Blind Bob led by seventeen shots. It was a laugher, a gasser. If it were a fight, Big Al would've been counted out, taken to the hospital, and killed by Clint Eastwood by now.
This was very funny indeed, the gasser of all time. When Max announced the name at the briss those thirty-seven years ago, perhaps all the guests, including Dave Raskin, had split a gut or two laughing.
Origin of gasser
Gasser is an Americanism that arose in the late 1800s.