gasser

[ gas-er ]
/ ˈgæs ər /

noun

Slang. something that is extraordinarily pleasing or successful, especially a very funny joke.
a person or thing that gasses.

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Origin of gasser

First recorded in 1890–95; gas + -er1

Definition for gasser (2 of 2)

Gasser
[ gas-er ]
/ ˈgæs ər /

noun

Herbert Spencer, 1888–1963, U.S. physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1944.
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British Dictionary definitions for gasser (1 of 2)

gasser
/ (ˈɡæsə) /

noun

a drilling or well that yields natural gas

British Dictionary definitions for gasser (2 of 2)

Gasser
/ (ˈɡæsə) /

noun

Herbert Spencer. 1888–1963, US physiologist: shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1944) with Erlanger for work on electrical signs of nervous activity
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Medical definitions for gasser

Gasser
[ găsər ]
Herbert Spencer 1888-1963

American physiologist. He shared a 1944 Nobel Prize for research on the functions of nerve fibers.
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