Definitions for cigaretteˌsɪg əˈrɛt, ˈsɪg əˌrɛt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
cig•a•retteˌsɪg əˈrɛt, ˈsɪg əˌrɛt(n.)
a narrow, short roll of finely cut tobacco cured for smoking, usu. wrapped in thin paper.
Origin of cigarette:
1820–30; < F, =cigarecigar+-ette -ette
cigarette, cigaret, coffin nail, butt, fag(noun)
finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
cigarette(noun)ˌsɪg əˈrɛt, ˈsɪg əˌrɛt
a thin paper tube containing tobacco to smoke
Tobacco, marijuana, or other substances, in a thin roll wrapped with paper, intended to be smoked.
Origin: cigarette, from cigare, from cigarro + diminutive suffix -ette
a little cigar; a little fine tobacco rolled in paper for smoking
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 Wurdz
A weed whose smoke, some say, should never be inhaled, and still more insist should never be exhaled.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'cigarette' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4090
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'cigarette' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4176
Rank popularity for the word 'cigarette' in Nouns Frequency: #1211
Translations for cigarette
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a tube of finely cut tobacco rolled in thin paper.
- cigarroPortuguese (BR)
- die ZigaretteGerman
- 香煙Chinese (Trad.)
- цигарка; сигаретаUkrainian
- điếu thuốc láVietnamese
- 香烟Chinese (Simp.)
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