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Definition of "inhaler" []

  • One that inhales: an avid inhaler of aromatic pipe smoke. (noun)
  • A device that produces a vapor to ease breathing or is used to medicate by inhalation, especially a small nasal applicator containing a volatile medicament. Also called inhalator. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inhaler" in a sentence
  • "The nicotine inhaler is short-acting, which means it can control sudden nicotine cravings and withdrawal symptoms for short periods of time."
  • "Cogidubnus, I thought your comment was the funniest thing I was ever going to read in my life … and then I read hobbybobby’s post and clicked his link … I’ve changed my knickers now and the inhaler is starting to work."
  • "I figured the inhaler was a device to show how the most damaging things can be done by the seemlingly weakest people."