- a cigarette.
Origin of gasper
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Examples from the Web for gasper
“Gasper Farrington,” murmured Ralph, as he recognized the occupant of the hut.
He decided that it was worth while to try and find Gasper Farrington.
Gasper Farrington lay on a wretched cot in a little bedroom.
The Gasper to occupy the chair, faced by Massachusetts Jemmy.The Letters of Charles Dickens
Has Inis told you I wanted to converse with you in private, Gasper?A Bold Stroke for a Husband
- a person who gasps
- British old-fashioned, slang a cheap cigarette
- informal something that shocks one or causes one to gasp in astonishment
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