Definition of Stifler

1. Noun. A person who stifles or smothers or suppresses. "I see from all the yawn smotherers that it is time to stop"

Exact synonyms: Smotherer
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Smother, Stifle, Stifle



Definition of Stifler

1. n. One who, or that which, stifles.

Definition of Stifler

1. Noun. One who stifles; one who represses or limits. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stifler

1. one that stifles [n -S] - See also: stifles

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stifler

stifflike
stiffly
stiffnecked
stiffneckedness
stiffness
stiffnesses
stiffs
stiffship
stiffships
stifftail
stifftails
stiffware
stifle
stifled
stifler (current term)
stiflers
stifles
stiflest
stifleth
stifling
stiflingly
stiflings
stig
stigma
stigmal
stigmaless
stigmaria
stigmarias
stigmas

Literary usage of Stifler

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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"stifler. (1) Л busybody. East. (2) A severe blow, almost sufficient to deprive .... stifler ..."

2. History of Baptists in Michigan by Mary Elizabeth Day Trowbridge (1909)
"James M. stifler, DD For many years Dr. stifler was editor of the Sunday-school department of the Christian Herald. He passed away without warning in Boston ..."

3. Report of the United States Entomological Commission by United States Entomological commission (1885)
"The Iske Sweeper a nd stifler.—" This was paten ted by Mr. Anthony Iske. of Lancaster, Pa. (No. 173728), in 1876. "It consists of an upright frame, ..."

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