Definitions for cigaretteˌsɪg əˈrɛt, ˈsɪg əˌrɛt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. cigarette, cigaret, coffin nail, butt, fag(noun)

    finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. cigarette(Noun)

    Tobacco, marijuana, or other substances, in a thin roll wrapped with paper, intended to be smoked.

  2. Origin: cigarette, from cigare, from cigarro + diminutive suffix -ette

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Cigarette(noun)

    a little cigar; a little fine tobacco rolled in paper for smoking

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  1. Cigarette

    A cigarette is a small cylinder of finely cut tobacco leaves rolled in thin paper for smoking. The cigarette is ignited at one end and allowed to smoulder; its smoke is inhaled from the other end, which is held in or to the mouth and in some cases a cigarette holder may be used as well. Most modern manufactured cigarettes are filtered and include reconstituted tobacco and other additives. The term cigarette, as commonly used, refers to a tobacco cigarette but can apply to similar devices containing other herbs, such as cloves or cannabis. A cigarette is distinguished from a cigar by its smaller size, use of processed leaf, and paper wrapping, which is normally white, though other colors are occasionally available. Cigars are typically composed entirely of whole-leaf tobacco. Rates of cigarette smoking vary widely, and have changed considerably over the course of history — since cigarettes were first widely used in the mid-20th century. While rates of smoking have over time leveled off or declined in the developed world, they continue to rise in developing nations.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon WurdzRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. CIGARETTE

    A weed whose smoke, some say, should never be inhaled, and still more insist should never be exhaled.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cigarette' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4090

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cigarette' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4176

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cigarette' in Nouns Frequency: #1211


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