gasper

[ gas-per, gah-sper ]
/ ˈgæs pər, ˈgɑ spər /

noun British Slang.

a cigarette.

Nearby words

  1. gasometric analysis,
  2. gasometry,
  3. gasp,
  4. gaspar,
  5. gasparovic,
  6. gaspereau,
  7. gaspergou,
  8. gasperi,
  9. gasperi, alcide de,
  10. gaspé

Origin of gasper

First recorded in 1910–15; gasp + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for gasper

gasper

/ (ˈɡɑːspə) /

noun

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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