Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

gaslight

play
noun gas·light \ˈgas-ˌlīt, -ˈlīt\

Simple Definition of gaslight

  • : light made by burning gas (sense 1b)

  • : a lamp that uses gas as fuel

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gaslight

  1. 1 :  light made by burning illuminating gas

  2. 2 a :  a gas flame b :  a gas lighting fixture

1808

First Known Use of gaslight

1808


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up gaslight? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

at a gallop

Get Word of the Day daily email!