Associations to the word «Pacifier»

Wiktionary

PACIFIER, noun. Someone or something that pacifies. [from 16th c.]
PACIFIER, noun. (North America) A rubber or plastic device imitating a nipple that goes into a baby’s mouth, used to calm and quiet the baby. [from 20th c.]

Dictionary definition

PACIFIER, noun. Someone who tries to bring peace.
PACIFIER, noun. Anything that serves to pacify.
PACIFIER, noun. Device used for an infant to suck or bite on.

Wise words

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