- na.a marihuana cigarette, an earlier term for a joint. A word which fell out of favour with cannabis smokers in the late 1950s but which was perpetuated by the media and law enforcement agencies.b.marihuana. A famous and risibleAmerican anti-drug film of 1936 was entitled Reefer Madness. In origin the word is a corruption of grifa, the Spanish slang for marihuana.
Contemporary slang . 2014.
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Reefer — may refer to: Transportation *Reefer (ship), a refrigerated ship *Refrigerator car, a refrigerated railroad wagon *Reefer (container), a refrigerated container used for intermodal cargo *A Refrigerator truck Other *Reefer, a slang term for… … Wikipedia
Reefer — Reef er ( ?r), n. 1. (Naut.) One who reefs; a name often given to midshipmen. Marryat. [1913 Webster] 2. A close fitting lacket or short coat of thick cloth. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
reefer — (n.) marijuana cigarette, 1920s, perhaps an alteration of Mex.Sp. grifo marijuana, drug addict; or perhaps from REEF (Cf. reef) (2), on resemblance to a rolled sail … Etymology dictionary
Reefer — A short jacket like a short box coat … Dictionary of the English textile terms
reefer — ► NOUN informal ▪ a cannabis cigarette. ORIGIN perhaps related to Mexican Spanish grifo smoker of cannabis … English terms dictionary
reefer — [rē′fər] n. 1. a person who reefs 2. a short, thick, double breasted coat in the style of a seaman s jacket ☆ 3. [from the rolled appearance of a reef (of a sail)] Slang a marijuana cigarette ☆ 4. [altered contr. of REFRIGERATOR] Slang a… … English World dictionary
Reefer — Le trafic reefer est un transport maritime sous des conditions de fraîcheur ou de froid positif contrôlées, en compartiment vrac ou en empilement de pallettes ou de cartons, par exemple de bananes, d oranges ou d autres agrumes, de poissons ou d… … Wikipédia en Français
reefer — 1. n. a refrigerator. □ Please put the milk in the reefer. □ A new reefer costs nearly $1000! 2. AND reef n. can nabis; a marijuana cigarette. (Drugs.) □ He had a reefer in his hand when he was busted … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
Reefer — 40 Fuß Container Im Mannheimer Containerhafen … Deutsch Wikipedia
reefer — [[t]ri͟ːfə(r)[/t]] reefers 1) N COUNT A reefer or reefer coat is a short thick coat which is often worn by sailors. [BRIT] 2) N COUNT A reefer is a cigarette containing cannabis or marijuana. [INFORMAL, OLD FASHIONED] Syn: joint … English dictionary
reefer — UK [ˈriːfə(r)] / US [ˈrɪfər] noun [countable] Word forms reefer : singular reefer plural reefers 1) informal a cigarette containing the drug cannabis 2) American a reefer jacket … English dictionary