gasper

[gas-per, gah-sper]

noun British Slang.

a cigarette.

Origin of gasper

First recorded in 1910–15; gasp + -er1
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Related Words for gasper

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

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British Dictionary definitions for gasper

gasper

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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