Definitions for narghileˈnɑr gə li, -ˌleɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nar•ghi•leˈnɑr gə li, -ˌleɪ(n.)(pl.)-les or -lehs.

or nar•gi•leh

  1. a tobacco pipe in which the smoke is drawn through water before reaching the lips; hookah.

Origin of narghile:

1830–40; < Turkish nargile < Pers nārgīleh, der. of nārgīl coconut, from which the bowl was formerly made

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hookah, narghile, nargileh, sheesha, shisha, chicha, calean, kalian, water pipe, hubble-bubble, hubbly-bubbly(noun)

    an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water

    "a bipolar world with the hookah and Turkish coffee versus hamburgers and Coca Cola"


  1. narghile(Noun)

    A large Oriental tobacco pipe wherein the smoke is drawn through water to filter and cool it.


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