Definition of Ronson in English:

Ronson

noun

  • A trademark for: a brand of cigarette lighter.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Trade Marks Journal. From the name of the manufacturer RonsonArt Metal Company, probably (with elision of the initial vowel) from the name of the company's founder, Louis V. Aronson, U.S. inventor and businessman.

Pronunciation

Ronson

/ˈrɒns(ə)n/