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gasser

[gas-er] /ˈgæs ər/
noun
1.
Slang. something that is extraordinarily pleasing or successful, especially a very funny joke.
2.
a person or thing that gasses.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; gas + -er1

Gasser

[gas-er] /ˈgæs ər/
noun
1.
Herbert Spencer, 1888–1963, U.S. physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1944.
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British Dictionary definitions for gasser

gasser

/ˈɡæsə/
noun
1.
a drilling or well that yields natural gas

Gasser

/ˈɡæsə/
noun
1.
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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gasser in Medicine

Gasser Gas·ser (gās'ər), Herbert Spencer. 1888-1963.

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

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Slang definitions & phrases for gasser

gasser

noun
  1. gasbag (1912+)
  2. Anything or anyone exceptionally amusing, effective, memorable, etc; a GAS: Examine this gasser (1930s+ Cool talk)
  3. Anything or anyone exceptionally dull, mediocre, inept, etc; cornball, bomb: We planned a blast, and got a gasser (1940s+ Cool talk)
  4. gas-guzzler: She beats the gassers and the rail jobs (1960s+ Rock and roll)

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