Lantern - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈlæntərn|  American pronunciation of the word lantern
Brit.  |ˈlantən|  British pronunciation of the word lantern


- light in a transparent protective case


This great lantern of medicine became very rich.

He walked along in front of me, holding the lantern.

a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws

The lantern has no affixture but its own weight.

Word forms

singular: lantern
plural: lanterns
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