AskDefine | Define reefer

Dictionary Definition

reefer n : marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking [syn: joint, marijuana cigarette, stick, spliff]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. One who reefs; a name often given to midshipmen.
  2. A close-fitting jacket or short coat of thick cloth.
  3. A marijuana cigarette.
  4. A refrigerated, insulated trailer or shipping container.
  5. A person who smokes marijuana.


*1922 : Her reefer cap was all on one side and on her cheek there was the print of an anchor button she had pressed on while sleeping. - Katherine Mansfield, Prelude (Selected Stories, Oxford World's Classics paperback 2002, 85)


marijuana cigarette

Extensive Definition

Reefer may refer to:



  • 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

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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