drop·​light ˈdräp-ˌlīt How to pronounce droplight (audio)
: an electric light suspended by a cord or on a portable extension

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of droplight was in 1890

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Cite this Entry

“Droplight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/droplight. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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