Synonyms of damper


1. damper, plate

usage: a movable iron plate that regulates the draft in a stove or chimney or furnace

2. damper, muffler, device

usage: a device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations

3. damper, restraint

usage: a depressing restraint; "rain put a damper on our picnic plans"


1. damp, dampish, moist, wet (vs. dry)

usage: slightly wet; "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears"

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Definition and meaning of damper (Dictionary)