having illumination provided by burning :
of or resembling a time, especially the 1890s, when gaslight was widely used:
the gaslit era.
light produced by the combustion of illuminating gas.
a or for producing this kind of light.
verb (used with object), gaslighted or gaslit, gaslighting.
to cause (a person) to doubt his or her sanity through the use of psychological manipulation:
How do you know if your partner is gaslighting you?
a type of lamp in which the illumination is produced by an incandescent mantle heated by a jet of gas
the light produced by such a lamp
to manipulate someone into questioning their own sanity; to subtly drive someone crazy
slang; gaslighting, n
To deceive someone systematically: He set me up and has been gaslighting me
[1950s+; fr the 1944 movie Gaslight, in which a man attempts to drive his wife mad by causing her to mistrust her senses]
noun 1. a gas burner in a fireplace, made to resemble a log.
noun 1. a large pipe for conducting and distributing gas to lesser pipes or ducts, especially such a pipe carrying and distributing household gas beneath the streets of a town or city. noun 1. a large pipeline in which gas is carried for distribution through smaller pipes to consumers
[gas-man] /ˈgæsˌmæn/ noun, plural gasmen. 1. a person who works for a company that sells or distributes household , especially a person who goes from building to building reading meters to determine what charge is to be billed. 2. a person who produces, distributes, or sells for industrial or commercial use. 3. . 4. Mining. […]
noun 1. (def 5). noun 1. a mantle for use in a gaslight See mantle (sense 4)