[ gas-uh-leer ]
/ ˌgæs əˈlɪər /


a chandelier furnished with gaslights.

Origin of gasolier Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for gasolier

  • The lady who was cousin to a baronet had shifted her chair beneath the gasolier, her eyes bent on her everlasting crochet work.

  • The gasolier trembled, the floor throbbed, the little goblin dwelling pulsated as if it were alarmed.

    The Judge|Rebecca West

British Dictionary definitions for gasolier



/ (ˌɡæsəˈlɪə) /


a branched hanging fitting for gaslights

Word Origin for gasolier

C19: from gas + (chand) elier
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