cigarette

[ sig-uh-ret, sig-uh-ret ]SEE DEFINITION OF cigarette

Synonyms for cigarette

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She did not glance at him, but held her cigarette in silence and refused to light it.

He broke away from her with a gay laugh, and lit a cigarette.

Max, cigarette in hand, was coming across, under the ailanthus tree.

But he smoked incessantly, lighting one cigarette from another.

Chip took the cigarette from his lips and emptied his lungs of smoke.

Chip made him a cigarette, but he hadn't heart enough to light it.

"Gimme a cigarette 'nd I'll tell you," bargains Tracey shrewdly.

His cigarette burned down to his fingers as he sat pondering.

Light your cigarette, man; you can give me one if you like, to keep you in countenance.

Vard, who had taken out a cigarette, held the tip tranquilly to his fuse.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CIGARETTE

tobacco

nounsmoking substance
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