a person or thing that pacifies.
a rubber or plastic device, often shaped into a nipple, for a baby to suck or bite on.
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How to use pacifier in a sentence
An earlier version of the episode had Cody scorning the pacifier, saying it was “for babies.”Inside the Making of CoComelon, the Children's Entertainment Juggernaut | Alana Semuels | March 16, 2022 | Time
Most parents-to-be obsess over necessities like the crib, the bottles, and the pacifiers.
Most mothers will have stories—strangers commenting on breastfeeding choices, in-laws expressing dismay at a child’s lack of discipline, the cashier who thinks junior is too old for a pacifier.Science Isn’t Here for Your Mommy Shaming - Issue 100: Outsiders | Cailin O'Connor | May 19, 2021 | Nautilus
In the short silent clip, Maria has a pacifier in her mouth.The Mysterious Case of Maria, Greece’s Fake Roma Child | Barbie Latza Nadeau | October 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
She obtained the name of pacifier, mistress, and sovereign of the hard hearts of the chiefs of the Subanos.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 40 of 55 | Francisco Colin
The child was more or less clean, but with this pacifier thing.Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The pacifier would fall on the floor, she would pick it up and stick it in the baby's mouth?Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
A herald of the cross genially making him feel his brotherhood with man, and bowing with him in prayer to the Infinite pacifier!Memoir of Rev. Joseph Badger | Elihu G. Holland
As he brushed past the hotel detective standing in the doorway the detective was reholstering a large size police pacifier.The Man Who Staked the Stars | Charles Dye
British Dictionary definitions for pacifier
a person or thing that pacifies
US and Canadian a baby's dummy or teething ring
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