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Definition of gaslight

gaslight

verb - transitive

  • to slowly and methodically psychologically manipulate a person, with the goal of driving them insane.
    To celebrate major events in each other's lives, one of the traditions within the department was to gaslight a colleague.

    Last edited on Jul 28 2010. Submitted by Jacqueline G. from Little Rock, AR, USA on Nov 08 2004.

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