Reefer

Reefer

"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 marijuana
*Reefing jacket (or reefer), a type of warm jacket designed for use by midshipmen reefing sails
*Reefer, a midshipman engaged in sail reefing
*Reefer, an aquarium hobbyist term for one who maintains and cultivates corals, sea anemones, and other invertebrates associated with coral reefs

See also

*Reefer Madness, a 1936 anti-cannabis propaganda film


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  • 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 — ► 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

  • reefer — n. A small article on the front page of a newspaper that refers the reader to a larger story inside the paper. Example Citation: Those little reefer stories that you see on the front page of most papers are the newspaper equivalent of movie… …   New words

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