gasser

noun
gas·​ser | \ ˈga-sər How to pronounce gasser (audio) \

Definition of gasser

slang
: something outstanding

Examples of gasser in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As compared to the way the gasser comes up to speed on the interstate—the distant-sounding der der der derrrrr of the eight-speed transmission, upshifting early, seeking efficiency—the Electrified G80 practically levitates to speed. Dan Neil, WSJ, 11 Aug. 2022 Under new head football coach Marcus Freeman, No. 5 Notre Dame’s practices for its PlayStation Fiesta Bowl appearance have been a gasser. John Fineran, ajc, 22 Dec. 2021 On the team’s hardest conditioning days, when players would have to run the 300-yard shuttle or a half-gasser sprint workout, Smith would always be in the front. BostonGlobe.com, 4 July 2021 Haggins said the team will be running gassers the next time they practice for each penalty. Luis Torres, orlandosentinel.com, 2 Dec. 2019 Open to classics, hot rods, gassers, muscle cars, lowriders, trucks and motorcycles. San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Sep. 2019 In the Kings Local district, superintendent Tim Ackermann spared the Knights three gassers, a sprint in full pads, with his catch. Scott Springer, Cincinnati.com, 9 Sep. 2019 The Chevrolet gasser blasted through salt air across a desolate stretch of land. Los Angeles Times, 8 Aug. 2019 If the team fails to live up to expectations this season, will there be more gassers to go around? Khadrice Rollins, SI.com, 29 July 2019 See More

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First Known Use of gasser

circa 1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Gasser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gasser. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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Gasser biographical name

Gas·​ser | \ ˈga-sər How to pronounce Gasser (audio) \

Definition of Gasser

Herbert Spencer 1888–1963 American physiologist

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