Definition of damper:
- That which damps or checks; as: ( a) A valve or movable plate in the flue or other part of a stove, furnace, etc., used to check or regulate the draught of air. ( b) A contrivance, as in a pianoforte, to deaden vibrations; or, as in other pieces of mechanism, to check some action at a particular time.
drumstick, extinguisher, fire drill, bellows, head, firehouse, fire hose, bow, muffler, fire department, firefighting, bridge, fret, silencer, catgut, fire hydrant, fire extinguisher, firefighter, key, hammer.
hindrance (part of speech: noun)
- wet blanket,
- "You Never Know Your Luck, Complete Being The Story Of A Matrimonial Deserter", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009.
" I hate to say anything that sounds like putting a damper on this outburst of imagination that Ethel Blue has just treated us to, but I'd like to inquire of Miss Smith whether she has any gardening tools," said Roger, bringing them all to the ground with a bump.- "Ethel Morton's Enterprise", Mabell S.C. Smith.
- "The Paternoster Ruby", Charles Edmonds Walk.