Cigarette - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsɪɡəret|  American pronunciation of the word cigarette
Brit.  |sɪɡəˈrɛt|  British pronunciation of the word cigarette

noun

- finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking (syn: butt, cigaret, fag)

Examples

He used to roll his own cigarettes.

Have a cigarette!

Cigarette smoke filled the room.

I caught her smoking a cigarette.

Let me have a drag from your cigarette.

He took a long drag on the cigarette.

The cigarette stubs were indirect evidence that someone had been smoking in the room.

He flicked his cigarette butt out the window.

He was clenching a cigarette in his teeth.

...before answering, the suspect exhaled a cloud of cigarette smoke...

He extinguished his cigarette in the ashtray.

the flint in a cigarette lighter

She sat on the porch puffing on a cigarette.

...an ashtray full of cigarette stubs...

...a once-gleaming marble interior sullied by decades of exposure to cigarette smoke...

Word forms

noun
singular: cigarette
plural: cigarettes
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