American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small roll of finely cut tobacco for smoking, enclosed in a wrapper of thin paper.
- n. A similar roll of another substance, such as a tobacco substitute or marijuana.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small cigar made of finely cut tobacco rolled up in an envelop of tobacco, corn-husk, or thin paper, generally rice-paper, so as to form a cylinder open at both ends.
- n. Tobacco, marijuana, or other substances, in a thin roll wrapped with paper, intended to be smoked.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A little cigar; a little fine tobacco rolled in paper for smoking.
- n. finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
- French cigarette, from cigare, from Spanish cigarro + diminutive suffix -ette (Wiktionary)
- French, diminutive of cigare, cigar, from Spanish cigarro; see cigar. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Mom - Jeremy, give your sister back her cigarette, she HAS been saveing it for three hours me - * snickers** grabs cigarette** laughs as I walk away*”
“A cynic, my dear Arthur (_he opens case deliberately, puts cigarette in mouth, and extracts gold match-box from right-hand trouser_) is a man who (_strikes match_) knows the price of (_lights cigarette_) -- everything, and (_standing with match in one hand and cigarette in the other_) the value of --- pff (_blows out match_) of (_inhales deeply from cigarette and blows out a cloud of smoke_) -- nothing.”
“The plaintiff moved for summary judgment to preclude assertion of the Correia defense, arguing that the Correia defense should, as a matter of law, be unavailable because a cigarette is an inherently dangerous product that causes injury when used for its ordinary purpose.”
“For some reason, he began thinking of his Columbia days and chuckled to himself when he remembered what they call a cigarette in England.”
“Last week Reynolds American and Altria Group reported declines in cigarette sales.”
“Anyway, an alert reader points out that a new, "fire-safe" type of cigarette is being foisted on the puffing public, by governmental mandate, and the new smokes are not going over well with the addicted consumers.”
“The cost of the program is funded by an increase in cigarette taxes of 62 cents per pack.”
“Still, humans are inadvertently carpeting the planet in cigarette butts.”
“A source that can highlight why the toxins in cigarette smoke are so uniquely hazardous that they somehow manage to define the truism that, you know, the actual dose of the toxin in question is important”
“A source that can highlight why the toxins in cigarette smoke are so uniquely hazardous that they somehow manage to define the truism that, you know, the actual dose of the toxin in question is important.”
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