Zapper (noun)

  1. A device that kills insects, small animals, or other pests by means of an electric shock, typically used in the home or garden.
  2. A remote control for a television or other electronic device.

Origin:

The word zapper is a slang term that is thought to have originated in the united states in the early 20th century.

Examples:

  1. He used the bug zapper to get rid of the mosquitoes.
  2. The zapper was a device that killed the insects with a high-voltage electric shock.
  3. The zapper was a convenient way to get rid of pests.
  4. He changed the channel with his TV zapper.
  5. The zapper was a handy tool for controlling the electronic devices.
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