What does cigarette mean?

Definitions for cigarette
ˌsɪg əˈrɛt, ˈsɪg əˌrɛtcigarette

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cigarette.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking

Wiktionary

  1. cigarette(Noun)

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

    Etymology: cigarette, from cigare, from cigarro + diminutive suffix -ette

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cigarette(noun)

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

Freebase

  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 Wurdz

  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

How to pronounce cigarette?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cigarette in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cigarette in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of cigarette in a Sentence

  1. Raja Krishnamoorthi:

    I say very strongly we are hearing that the vaping industry, the e-cigarette industry, is lobbying heavily for an exemption for mint- and menthol-flavored, any such exception or exemption would be a tremendous mistake ... we respectfully request the FDA to resist.

  2. Robin Koval:

    Young people just don't understand that a little cigar is just as dangerous as a regular cigarette, it's very concerning and really, really dangerous. ... We know for sure that combustible tobacco will kill you.

  3. Evo Morales:

    If you smoke a cigarette and toss it out it'll spark and there's a fire.

  4. Brian King:

    The bottom line is that there's a variety of things in e-cigarette aerosols that could have implications for lung health.

  5. Daniel Ho:

    Other studies have also shown that adolescent e-cigarette users are more likely to initiate cigarette smoking than non-users, one in two smokers will be killed by tobacco ; two in three if started from a young age.

Images & Illustrations of cigarette

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