taser Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “taser” - English Dictionary

"Taser" in American English

See all translations

Tasernoun [C]

 us   /ˈteɪ·zər/ trademark
a ​specialgun used by ​police to ​stopcriminals by making them ​temporarilyunable to move
(Definition of Taser from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"taser" in British English

See all translations

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 ​policeofficers tasered him without ​justification during the ​arrest.
(Definition of taser from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of taser?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“taser” in English

There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day


an extremely large, round mass of rock and metal, such as Earth, or of gas, such as Jupiter, that moves in a circular path around the sun or another star

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More