Definitions

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  • adjective containing smoke

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Examples

  • In the 1970s she called the smoke-filled kitchen of her tiny flat in Moscow "the inn of merry beggars" after the dissident writers and intellectuals who crammed into it, seeking her help.

    The Economist: Daily news and views

  • Etymological detour ahead, please skip if it bores you: These types of negotiations used to take place in what was originally called "smoke-filled back rooms" -- but of course, the rooms are now smoke-free.

    Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points -- Obama's Fourteenth Option

  • Etymological detour ahead, please skip if it bores you: These types of negotiations used to take place in what was originally called "smoke-filled back rooms" -- but of course, the rooms are now smoke-free.

    Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points -- Obama's Fourteenth Option

  • More minor works, such as a copy of Michelangelo's Leda and the Swan, and Palma's Venus and Mars, both given in 1838, were hung in the director's smoke-filled office.

    Bronzino's Medici portraits – review

  • One of the best arguments is protection of workers, because now people don't have to work in smoke-filled rooms.

    Maybe I just need to buy my own hookah...

  • Frightened passengers clawed their way through the smoke-filled cabin and most managed to escape before the explosion.

    Russia orders halt to Tu-154B flights after fire

  • The same is true with juried awards - I don't mind knowing what the group in the smoke-filled room thinks, but I'm not going to live my life by it.

    Are Book Awards Useless?

  • In the final battle scene's smoke-filled frieze of flesh, she melds beauty and violence, eroticism and lyricism in ways evocative of Akira Kurosawa's "Ran."

    Taking Senses to the Extreme

  • And it's bad democracy: Collective bargaining, by its nature, moves public policy decision-making out of the legislature and into a smoke-filled room -- where an interested party, unelected and unaccountable, has undue leverage.

    On and on and on Wisconsin

  • His office was smoke-filled and lined with bookcases.

    Kill the Irishman

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