Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Engaging in the smoking of tobacco.
  • adjective Designated or reserved for smokers.
  • adjective Of or relating to the use of tobacco.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of emitting smoke.
  • noun The act of holding a lighted cigar, cigarette, or pipe in the mouth and drawing in and emitting the smoke: also used in composition with reference to things connected with this practice: as, a smoking-car; a smoking-saloon.
  • noun A quizzing; bantering.
  • noun The act of spying, suspecting, or ferreting out.
  • Emitting smoke or steam; hence, brisk or fierce.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • a. & n. from smoke.
  • (Bot.) the long pod of the catalpa, or Indian-bean tree, often smoked by boys as a substitute for cigars.
  • a railway car carriage reserved for the use of passengers who smoke tobacco.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of smoke.
  • noun The inhalation of tobacco, or use substances.
  • adjective Giving off smoke.
  • adjective slang Sexually attractive, usually referring to a woman.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective emitting smoke in great volume
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
  • noun the act of smoking tobacco or other substances

Etymologies

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Examples

  • L: That much about not smoking ... * shows Christus smoking* C: (?) ... about smoking these.

    WN.com - Business News

  • L: That much about not smoking ... * shows Christus smoking* C: (?) ... about smoking these.

    WN.com - Business News

  • L: That much about not smoking ... * shows Christus smoking* C: (?) ... about smoking these.

    WN.com - Business News

  • I know that smoking is considered oh so politically incorrect these days, but here’s a novel idea; in the finest traditions of freedom and democracy, why not have ’smoking’ and ‘non smoking’ bars, pubs, and restaurants?

    Watering Down Smoking Bans - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

  • I know that smoking is considered oh so politically incorrect these days, but here’s a novel idea; in the finest traditions of freedom and democracy, why not have ’smoking’ and ‘non smoking’ bars, pubs, and restaurants?

    Watering Down Smoking Bans - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Most of the rest of the nation uses the phrase smoking up.

    High School Confidential

  • TAYLOR: Well, I think when the term smoking gun is used, when, it might, in the quote you mentioned from "Newsweek," I was making a technical answer.

    CNN Transcript Feb 3, 2003

  • The term smoking hot is tossed around alot, but this is one of those rare occassions when it may be exactly the right term.

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  • The term smoking hot is tossed around alot, but this is one of those rare occassions when it may be exactly the right term.

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  • The term smoking hot is tossed around alot, but this is one of those rare occassions when it may be exactly the right term.

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  • German for tuxedo.

    October 17, 2009

  • Not just German.

    October 17, 2009