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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
candle/cigarette/test-tube etc holder
cigarette butt
cigarette holder
cigarette lighter
cigarette paper
cigarette/cigar/tobacco smoke
▪ The air was thick with cigarette smoke.
forget your keys/money/cigarettes etc
▪ Oh no, I’ve forgotten my wallet.
ground out...cigarette
▪ He ground out his cigarette on the window ledge.
▪ Britain bans cigarette advertising on television, but, with tough restrictions, allows other tobacco advertising.
▪ In addition, government policies need to be believable; banning cigarette advertising would almost certainly cut consumption.
▪ This suggests they tend to pay more attention to cigarette advertising.
▪ Michel Charasse has put forward an amendment which would allow cigarette advertising at the Grand Prix.
▪ It is subject to grease and grime from the hands, occasional coffee spills, cigarette ash, dead flies and sandwich crumbs.
▪ It was unlike Jasper not to object to cigarette ash, in ravioli.
▪ It feeds largely on ants whose remains can be found in the birds droppings, which resemble cigarette ash.
▪ Madeleine put down her pen and knocked her cigarette ash into a blue Limoges dish like a saucer.
▪ For example, the cigarette ash referred to above remains in place some 24 hours after being discovered!
▪ He tapped his cigarette ash on the floor.
▪ He smoked constantly and his clothes were always smeared with cigarette ash.
▪ Do you know of any discos or clubs in your area listing events under a cigarette brand name?
▪ They showed a young man whose swollen back was a mass of cigarette burns and bruises.
▪ One matinee jacket arrived with a cigarette burn in the middle of the back.
▪ During his 18-month ordeal Ryan regularly went home covered in cigarette burns and bruises.
▪ The Formica-topped tables were scarred with cigarette burns and discoloured by spilled coffee.
▪ Hermes or Ermenegildo Zegna were dotted with cigarette burns.
▪ He was castrated and his body bore extensive cigarette burns and bullet and knife wounds.
▪ He nodded his thanks as he took it and flipped another cigarette butt into the toilet.
▪ She had a cigarette butt between her lips and a genial look on her face.
▪ An earlier cigarette butt smouldered in the grate.
▪ Some had cigarette butts, ground glass and bits of cloth glued to their inside surfaces.
▪ She thought ruefully of the cigarette butt, and of Johnny's small handful of apple tree leaves.
▪ I scraped cigarette butts and bloodied mashed potatoes off plates, dumped half-eaten steaks and broken lobsters into bins.
▪ Food and cigarette butts had been trodden into the precious carpet.
▪ The door closed, and Renwick could safely stow away his cigarette case.
▪ The cigarette case then falls and she grasps it.
▪ Plummer put down his glass and reached into his inside pocket for the monogrammed cigarette case.
▪ Dominic pauses to open his cigarette case.
▪ He took out his cigarette case.
▪ In the same swoop they took my father's silver cigarette case.
▪ Dominic has had this same silver cigarette case for almost twenty years.
▪ The cigarette companies started to issue cards once again in the middle of 1922 and they quickly became a craze.
▪ Punitive damages potentially could be much more costly to cigarette companies than compensatory damages.
▪ If upheld on appeal, that decision would mark the first payment of damages by a cigarette company to a smoker.
▪ Sadat pitches his cigarette end through the window, gets out of the car and strolls to the gate.
▪ The soldier, becoming bored with the game, laconically reached out his cigarette end and burst the balloon in my face.
▪ Being a fanatic nonsmoker and health freak, he made us enact the ritual funeral of a cigarette end.
▪ Maltravers turned to flick his cigarette end on to the roadside.
▪ But where on earth did he manage to find that cigarette end?
▪ I have not found one cigarette end or one piece of waste paper.
▪ She sucked, and the cigarette end glowed.
▪ I go colour of rump steak, feel like burning cigarette end all over shoulders, thighs, feet.
▪ He took the cigarette holder out of his wide mouth and beamed at his visitor, his Roosevelt smile, warm and toothy.
▪ There was a joint in the cigarette holder.
▪ He was carefully not displaying his cigarette holder and wore a floppy khaki drill jacket and baggy trousers of the same material.
▪ She heard the hiss of a cigarette lighter, and opened her eyes.
▪ There were two auxiliary power sockets next to the cigarette lighter.
▪ It's a portable car phone that can be plugged into the socket of a cigarette lighter.
▪ There was a silver cigarette lighter in the desk drawer, he remembered, rarely used now that he'd almost given up.
▪ Traditionally, the rare earths have been used as catalysts in the chemical industry and in flints for cigarette lighters.
▪ Angry fists waved up, and some one threw something-a cigarette lighter? - at me, striking my knee.
▪ Wristwatch, wallet, tie, cigarette lighter.
▪ Forensic evidence showed the fire had been started in two places, possibly by a cigarette lighter or match.
▪ The Castano settlement marks the first time that a cigarette maker has paid out as a result of smoking-related litigation.
▪ The latest rumors are separate from actual talks between cigarette maker Liggett and state attorneys general.
▪ That pleases the cigarette makers, who invested heavily in his election.
▪ For many years cigarette manufacturers survived the accusation that cigarettes killed you.
▪ That damaged the cigarette manufacturers more than you might imagine.
▪ I challenge the cigarette manufacturers rather than support them.
▪ He fished out his crumpled cigarette pack and lit up.
▪ So the red lighter and cigarette pack had just been props for the pub scene.
▪ Campaigners, for example, are demanding strong warnings on cigarette packs.
▪ Napkins and old cigarette packets did not, sadly, put in an appearance.
▪ Then he searched his pockets and took out a cigarette packet and shook it, but it was empty.
▪ He crunched pea-nut shells under his feet and waded ankle-deep in ice-cream cartons, paper bags, cigarette packets, half-eaten apples.
▪ Bodie upturned the waste bin and sorted through the small pile of chewing-gum wrappers, empty cigarette packets, and cigarette butts.
▪ He taps the cigarette packet round and round on the table surface.
▪ You can't just discard me like an empty cigarette packet.
▪ But before the plan gets under way tobacco sellers will be sent a letter advising them of cigarette sale rules.
▪ Clinton is the first president to challenge tobacco companies to halt cigarette sales to teen-agers, Lewis added.
▪ Catriona decided not to mention that she hated cigarette smoke.
▪ When she returned after midnight she smelled of beer and cigarette smoke.
▪ The car had a bench seat in the front and smelled of warm leather and old cigarette smoke.
▪ She sensed that mummy was growing tense with all the heat and noise and cigarette smoke.
▪ It began to seem that the room smelled like cigarette smoke.
▪ The smell was similar to the Essoldo's smell: of Jeyes' Fluid and old cigarette smoke.
▪ A cigarette smoker has two to three times the risk of having a heart attack than a nonsmoker.
▪ The data suggests that it is a bad idea if you are heavy cigarette smokers.
▪ Examination of case notes of patients officially recorded as dying of asthma showed that many were aged over 60 and cigarette smokers.
▪ Why are cigar smokers cool and cigarette smokers scum?
▪ Yes, mortality rates among cigarette smokers are way higher than among cigar smokers.
▪ Fifty one percent of the patients were cigarette smokers.
▪ Meadows was a longtime cigarette smoker, Allen said.
▪ Heart attacks and lung cancer are directly linked with cigarette smoking.
▪ These days all that seems innocent stuff - occasional cigarette smoking isn't enough for schoolkids in the Nineties.
▪ Lastly, as part of general health care, it is extremely important to discourage cigarette smoking.
▪ The anti-smoking lobby then switched to point out that cigarette smoking was anti-social and could harm friends and family.
▪ Secondly, cigarette smoking might produce a local immunological defect.
▪ Perhaps this is one reason why cigarette smoking is so attractive in adolescence.
▪ On balance the better controlled studies have shown that cigarette smoking promotes gall bladder disease.
▪ The proposed cigarette tax was abandoned.
▪ Federal and state governments add cigarette taxes, big lawsuits and more.
▪ Smokers would pay an additional $ 1-a-pack cigarette tax.
▪ Congressional leaders left open the question of whether to raise the cigarette tax.
▪ Sharp disputes remain over the structure of the program and whether the cigarette tax should be raised to help pay for it.
▪ Britain bans cigarette advertising on television, but, with tough restrictions, allows other tobacco advertising.
▪ The woman pulled on her cigarette, then blew the smoke away straight up into the air with an exaggerated abandonment.
▪ By the end of the evening she was puffing her cigarette and blowing the smoke at Miss Poole in the darkness.
▪ Newman lit a cigarette, blew smoke rings, watched them float up, collapse against a heavy wooden beam.
▪ He drew deeply on the cigarette and stared out at the darkening sea.
▪ Madame Gautier watched them for a moment, drawing deeply on her cigarette.
▪ He drew deeply on a cigarette and flipped open his thumb-worn Bible.
▪ The waitress drew on her cigarette and studied the photograph intently.
▪ He drew deeply on a cigarette, stubbing it afterwards in an ashtray which held an extraordinary number of butts.
▪ Willie dropped his cigarette and ground it out carefully under his boot.
▪ He dropped his cigarette into his burrito.
▪ I dropped my cigarette on the floor and put my foot on it.
▪ He ground his cigarette underfoot and walked slowly towards the Fiat.
▪ He grinds the cigarette into the gravel with his heel and puts his other hand on the handlebar.
▪ Coolly Adam ground out his cigarette on the hearth.
▪ He ground out his cigarette and glared at Litchfield.
▪ He ground out the cigarette and watched her, the burning need in him too fierce to ignore.
▪ And then holding the cigarette in front of his face he snapped the tip like some breaker of bread.
▪ You learnt how to smoke, how to hold a cigarette.
▪ His body and amused gaze point at the camera, and he holds a cigarette in his free hand.
▪ Patrick held his cigarette in one gloved hand.
▪ He was holding his cigarette, looking for a place to dump the long smoldering ash.
▪ Christine held a cigarette between the fore and middle fingers of her left hand.
▪ I lit a cigarette and looked at him; tried to determine him.
▪ Eulah Mae saw her sharply strike a match against a square match box to light a cigarette over a fresh beer.
▪ Surkov's hand trembled as he lit another cigarette.
▪ McMurphy lights another cigarette and offers it to him.
▪ She lit a cigarette and closed her eyes.
▪ He sat in the wooden chair before the desk and lit a cigarette.
▪ Then, pulling a large white ashtray towards him so it would be within easy reach, he lit a cigarette.
▪ He stared through the windshield at Spider as he leaned against the hood and lit a cigarette.
▪ I offered her a cigarette and a drink of coffee from a flask I had.
▪ First, she offers him a cigarette.
▪ When Madeleine offered him a cigarette, he hesitated, then took one.
▪ Langford offered him a fresh cigarette.
▪ McDunn finally offers me a cigarette.
▪ A man offered Marina a cigarette from a black-and-white case.
▪ Nicholas offered his host a cigarette but he declined.
▪ She offered him a cigarette from it.
▪ Nobody would dream of coming in uninvited, and telling me to put my cigarette out.
▪ I watched him put out his cigarette.
▪ Bethany said softly, putting out the cigarette.
▪ Alice hurriedly put out the cigarette and got up to empty the ash tray.
▪ He put out the cigarette just as the matron thundered past us down the aisle, looking for the perpetrator.
▪ Impatiently she put out the cigarette and got up to move restlessly about the room.
▪ Exercise consisted of getting up in the morning, reaching for a cigarette and climbing into the car.
▪ When the door closed, Penelope reached for a cigarette in her drawer.
▪ I reach for a cigarette but he withholds the lighter, tight in his fist.
▪ Instead, she reached for a cigarette.
▪ The. flesh of her upper arm hung down when she reached for a cigarette, but it scarcely mattered.
▪ Letia reached for a cigarette and automatically Toni picked up the table lighter and flicked it alive.
▪ With a lifetime of practice behind him he rolled a passable cigarette in his fingers and lit it.
▪ Dunne rolled another cigarette, running his tongue slowly along the glued edge of the brown paper.
▪ He took off his shoes, climbed into a chair, rolled a cigarette and poured himself a coffee.
▪ He began to hum a tune, dissociating himself, rolling a cigarette with easy movements.
▪ And he rolled up a cigarette and he says, I want you to pray with me.
▪ Odd-Knut rolled a thin cigarette and poured himself yet another coffee.
▪ Dunne rolled another cigarette and lit it.
▪ The major's hand trembled slightly as he took the cigarette.
▪ The farmer took a cigarette for his pains and refused food.
▪ Byrne had taken a cigarette from his pocket and was sucking on it.
▪ She flopped down on an unmade king-sized bed, staring at me as she took up a cigarette and lit it.
▪ Then he searched his pockets and took out a cigarette packet and shook it, but it was empty.
▪ He took out a cigarette and lit it, finding it hard to look into her probing eyes.
▪ When he'd done that he took the cigarette out of his mouth, tapped some ash off and studied the glowing end.
▪ She took a cigarette from a monogrammed case and held it between her teeth, grinning.
draw on a cigarette/cigar etc
▪ a pack of cigarettes
▪ The ashtray was full of cigarette butts.
▪ If Clarence had lit a cigarette and that caused the explosion, then the Trust would be under no liability.
▪ Mattie looked in confusion at Alice, watching her cooly smoking a cigarette.
▪ She was sitting on a grassy bank, leaning forward a little, a cigarette between her fingers, and she was speaking.
▪ There was a silver cigarette lighter in the desk drawer, he remembered, rarely used now that he'd almost given up.
▪ They shared the same cigarette and frolicked in the pool.
▪ To put a kid like Delia in eight-hour isolation for accepting a cigarette from a friend is bizarre and outrageous.
▪ When he'd done that he took the cigarette out of his mouth, tapped some ash off and studied the glowing end.
▪ When Madeleine offered him a cigarette, he hesitated, then took one.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Cigarette \Cig`a*rette"\, n. [F. cigarette.] A little cigar; a little fine tobacco rolled in paper for smoking. [Also spelled cigaret.]

Syn: cigarette, fag, weed.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1835, American English, from French cigarette (by 1824), diminutive of cigare "cigar" (18c.), from Spanish cigarro (see cigar). Spanish form cigarito, cigarita also was popular in English mid-19c. Cigarette heart "heart disease caused by smoking" is attested from 1884. Cigarette lighter attested from 1884.


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


n. finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking [syn: cigaret, coffin nail, butt, fag]


A cigarette is a small cylinder of finely cut tobacco leaves rolled in thin paper for smoking. The cigarette is ignited at one end causing the cigarette to smoulder and allowing smoke to be inhaled from the other end, which is held in or to the mouth; in some cases, a cigarette holder may be used, as well. Most modern manufactured cigarettes are filtered, save Camel Unfiltered, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall Unfiltered, and Natural American Spirit, and also include reconstituted tobacco and other additives.

The term cigarette, as commonly used, refers to a tobacco cigarette, but can apply to similar devices other substances, such as 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 and flavors are also available. Cigars are typically composed entirely of whole-leaf tobacco.

Rates of cigarette smoking vary widely throughout the world and have changed considerably since cigarettes were first widely used in the mid-19th century. While rates of smoking have over time leveled off or declined in the developed world, they continue to rise in developing nations.

Cigarettes carry serious health risks, which are more prevalent than with other tobacco products. Nicotine, the primary psychoactive chemical in tobacco and therefore cigarettes, is very addictive. About half of cigarette smokers die of tobacco-related disease and lose on average 14 years of life. Cigarette use by pregnant women has also been shown to cause birth defects, including low birth weight, fetal abnormalities, and premature birth. Second-hand smoke from cigarettes has been shown to be injurious to bystanders, which has led to legislation that has prohibited smoking in many workplaces and public areas. Cigarettes produce an aerosol containing over 4,000 chemical compounds, including nicotine, carbon monoxide, acrolein, and other harmful substances. Over 50 of these are carcinogenic. Cigarettes are a frequent source of fires leading to loss of lives in private homes, which prompted both the European Union and the United States to ban cigarettes that are not fire-standard compliant from 2011 onwards.

Cigarette (1/3)

Cigarette is a public artwork by United States artist Tony Smith, located on the grounds of the Albright Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY. Cigarette is a minimalist piece of environmental sculpture created by in 1961. The sculpture is over 15 feet tall and made of flat planes of steel in a twisted form. This is the first in an edition of three (with one artists proof); no. 2 is at MOMA in New York.

A small scale version of the piece is on display at the St. Louis Art Museum.

Cigarette (disambiguation)

A cigarette is a small roll of finely cut tobacco leaves wrapped in a cylinder of thin paper for smoking.

Cigarette may also refer to:

  • Cigarette (1/3), a public sculpture located on the Albright Knox Art Gallery grounds
  • Cigarette camps, a string of American Army camps located near Le Havre, France during World War II
  • , a United States Navy patrol vessel in commission from 1917 to 1919

  • Go-fast boat, also known as a cigarette boat
  • "Cigarette", a song on the 1997 album Whatever and Ever Amen by Ben Folds Five
  • " Cigarette (Frankie Ballard song)", a song on the 2016 album El Río by Frankie Ballard

Usage examples of "cigarette".

Ross absently pulled the cigarette from his mouth and looked at it, brow knotted in concentration.

If he smoked too many cigarettes and drank too much absinth it was because he took civilization as he found it, and did the things that he found his civilized brothers doing.

The cigarette tastes good and it burns my throat and my lungs and though it is the lowest and weakest drug that I am addicted to, it is still a drug and it feels fucking good.

This is the reason why nicotine patches are not addictive while cigarettes, which contain the same quantity of nicotine, are.

Antryg said softly, and a shiver went through him, although the bar, with its close-packed bodies, its smells of cigarettes and beer and synthetic aldehyde, was warm as a Jacuzzi.

The sidewalk was filled with anorectic individuals of ambiguous gender, hugging guitar cases as if they were life preservers, dragging deeply on cigarettes and regarding the passing traffic with spaced-out apprehension.

Antique mirrors, gold-lettered with advertisements for cigarettes and aperitifs, were fixed to every wall.

He offered Aragon a cigarette from his case as Louise walked on ahead.

As she sized me up, her eyes narrowing, the cigarette hung aslant from her mouth.

But the longest stretches were nothing more lethal than prostitutes charging three cigarettes or two atabrine tablets.

Ralph Bales let the word float through the room like a puff of cigarette smoke.

Jennings sat down on his own chair, snuffed his cigarette out in an ashtray, and immediately lit another, studying Becker all the while.

Dolan rolled his cigarette to one corner of his mouth and took out a leather bifold wallet with his badge, which he held up.

Bingo, brought the opener from the kitchen, handed Bingo his cigarettes, and then disappeared into the improvised darkroom.

He rolled the cigarettes on to the instrument binnacle, then resumed his discussion with the young women.