Definitions for pacifierˈpæs əˌfaɪ ər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pac•i•fi•erˈpæs əˌfaɪ ər(n.)
a person or thing that pacifies.
a device, often shaped like a nipple, for a baby to suck or bite on.
Origin of pacifier:
conciliator, make-peace, pacifier, peacemaker, reconciler(noun)
someone who tries to bring peace
anything that serves to pacify
comforter, pacifier, baby's dummy, teething ring(noun)
device used for an infant to suck or bite on
One who pacifies
A rubber or plastic device imitating a nipple that goes into a babyu2019s mouth, used to calm and quiet the baby.
Origin: From pacify and agent noun suffix -er.
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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