nounBritish • informal , • dated
- A cigarette: she sneaked a gasper outside the looMore example sentences
- While adverts for cigarettes have been banned for years, the gaspers still get a good press.
- He had obviously not considered the possibility of hardened smokers persistently lighting up in pubs, then refusing to pay the maximum fine of £1,000 simply to get banged up so that they could enjoy a gasper in peace and quiet.
- As one who draws great pleasure from an occasional gasper, especially when enjoyed in convivial surroundings, I am appalled at this assault upon the liberties of smokers.