Definitions for pacifierˈpæs əˌfaɪ ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conciliator, make-peace, pacifier, peacemaker, reconciler(noun)

    someone who tries to bring peace

  2. pacifier(noun)

    anything that serves to pacify

  3. comforter, pacifier, baby's dummy, teething ring(noun)

    device used for an infant to suck or bite on

GCIDE

  1. Pacifier(n.)

    A small device, usually of rubber or plastic containing a protruding nipple-shaped portion which a baby may place in its mouth and suck on; -- it is used to keep babies contented.

Wiktionary

  1. pacifier(Noun)

    One who pacifies

  2. pacifier(Noun)

    A rubber or plastic device imitating a nipple that goes into a babyu2019s mouth, used to calm and quiet the baby.

  3. Origin: From pacify and agent noun suffix -er.

Freebase

  1. Pacifier

    A pacifier, dummy, binky, or soother is a rubber, plastic, or silicone nipple given to an infant or other young child to suck upon. In its standard appearance it has a teat, mouth shield, and handle. The mouth shield and/or the handle is large enough to avoid the danger of the child choking on it or swallowing it.


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