[gas-per, gah-sper]
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Origin of gasper

First recorded in 1910–15; gasp + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for gasper

smoke, puff, butt, reefer, cubeb, fag, biri, gasper

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British Dictionary definitions for gasper


  1. a person who gasps
  2. British old-fashioned, slang a cheap cigarette
  3. informal something that shocks one or causes one to gasp in astonishment
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