sneezer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sneeze +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sneezer (plural sneezers)

  1. Someone who sneezes.
  2. (US, slang, dated) Prison.
    • 1940, Raymond Chandler, Farewell, My Lovely, Penguin 2010, p. 200:
      ‘No cure for lads like you, is there?’ he said. ‘Except to throw you in the sneezer.’