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gasp·er

 (găs′pər)
n. Chiefly British Slang
A cigarette.

gasper

(ˈɡɑːspə)
n
1. a person who gasps
2. old-fashioned slang Brit a cheap cigarette
3. informal something that shocks one or causes one to gasp in astonishment

cig•a•rette

or cig•a•ret

(ˌsɪg əˈrɛt, ˈsɪg əˌrɛt)

n.
a narrow, short roll of finely cut tobacco cured for smoking, usu. wrapped in thin paper.
[1820–30; < French, =cigare cigar + -ette -ette]
Translations

gasper

[ˈgɑːspəʳ] N (Brit) → pito m, pitillo m

gasper

n (Brit inf) → Glimmstängel m (dated inf)
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