lighter

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1ligh·ter

noun \ˈlī-tər\

Definition of LIGHTER

:  a large usually flat-bottomed barge used especially in unloading or loading ships

Origin of LIGHTER

Middle English, from Middle Dutch *lichter, from lichten to unload; akin to Old English lēoht light in weight
First Known Use: 14th century

2lighter

verb

Definition of LIGHTER

transitive verb
:  to convey by a lighter

First Known Use of LIGHTER

1840

Rhymes with LIGHTER

3lighter

noun

Definition of LIGHTER

1
:  one that lights or sets a fire
2
:  a device for lighting a fire; especially :  a mechanical or electrical device used for lighting cigarettes, cigars, or pipes

First Known Use of LIGHTER

1553

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