A rubber or plastic nipple or teething ring for a baby to suck or chew on.(noun)
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Use "pacifier" in a sentence
"I am an avid promoter of breastfeeding but to call it “offensive” for a child to use a bottle or pacifier is incredibly unfair to parents."
"Have you had to help a child break a pacifier or thumb habit?"
"Manufactured in: ChinaRemedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifier away from children and contact Top Goods Trading for a refund or exchange."