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.
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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