Smoke - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |smoʊk|  American pronunciation of the word smoke
Brit.  |sməʊk|  British pronunciation of the word smoke
- a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas (syn: fume)
- a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion (syn: smoking)
- an indication of some hidden activity
- something with no concrete substance
- tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder
- street names for marijuana (syn: dope, gage, grass, locoweed, pot, skunk, weed)
- the act of smoking tobacco or other substances (syn: smoking)
- (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity (syn: bullet, heater, hummer)
- inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes
- emit a cloud of fine particles (syn: fume)

Examples

Smoke from the campfire stung my eyes.

We could see black smoke from the house fire.

Can I bum a few smokes off you?

I caught her smoking a cigarette.

He was thrown out of school for smoking marijuana.

She smokes and drinks, but I don't.

Do you mind if I smoke in here?

That old car smokes when you start it up.

the smoking remains of a fire

We smoke our hams over hickory.

In his opinion it was all smoke.

The cigarette smoked unheeded in her fingers.

Ireland was still smoking with the embers of rebellion.

Smoke from burning fields drifted across nearby roads.

Rangers watched from their fire towers for any wisps of smoke.

Phrasal verbs

smoke out  — drive out with smoke

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: smoke
he/she/it: smokes
present participle: smoking
past tense: smoked
past participle: smoked
noun
singular: smoke
plural: smokes
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