Meaning of “taser” in the English Dictionary

"taser" in British English

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tasernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈteɪ.zər/ us /ˈteɪ.zɚ/ trademark

taserverb [ T ]

uk /ˈteɪ.zər/ us /ˈteɪ.zɚ/ also tase, uk /teɪz/ us

to use a taser on a person:

He claimed that police officers tasered him without justification during the arrest.

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

"Taser" in American English

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Tasernoun [ C ]

us /ˈteɪ·zər/ trademark

a special gun used by police to stop criminals by making them temporarily unable to move

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