lazer

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

laze +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

lazer (plural lazers)

  1. One who lazes.
    • 1977, Ray Bradbury, Long After Midnight (page 10)
      He had worked on the motor and run it from city to dead city, through the lands of the idlers and roustabouts, the dreamers and lazers, []

Etymology 2[edit]

From the pronunciation of laser, where the letter 's' has the sound /z/.

Noun[edit]

lazer

  1. Misspelling of laser.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese lezer, from Latin licēre (to be allowed; to be permitted). Possibly influenced by Old French leisir (compare Galician lecer).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: la‧zer

Noun[edit]

lazer m (plural lazeres)

  1. leisure (time free from engagement)

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French laser or from English laser.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (standard) /ˈla.zæɾ/, /-zɛɾ/
  • IPA(key): (mispronunciation) /ˈɫa.zæɾ/, /-zɛɾ/
  • Hyphenation: la‧zer

Noun[edit]

lazer (definite accusative lazeri, plural lazerler)

  1. (physics) laser

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