Meaning of “lighter” in the English Dictionary

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"lighter" in British English

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lighternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlaɪ.tər/ us /ˈlaɪ.t̬ɚ/

B1 a small device for providing a flame for a cigarette, etc.:

a cigarette lighter

(Definition of “lighter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lighter" in American English

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lighternoun [ C ]

us /ˈlɑɪ·t̬ər/

lighter noun [ C ] (FLAME)

a small device that provides a flame

(Definition of “lighter” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)