Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “sparkler”

sparkler

noun [C]     /ˈspɑː.klər/ US  /ˈspɑːr.klɚ/
a firework that children can hold in their hands and that produces a lot of sparks as it burnsFireworks slang a precious stone, especially a diamondJewellery
(Definition of sparkler noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of sparkler

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Fireworks, but you might be interested in these topics from the Weapons and explosives topic area:

Definitions of “sparkler” in other dictionaries

Translations of “sparkler”

Word of the Day

warm-up

something that you do to prepare yourself for an activity, especially gentle exercises before a physical activity

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More