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cig·a·rette

also cig·a·ret  (sĭg′ə-rĕt′, sĭg′ə-rĕt′)
n.
1. A small roll of finely cut tobacco for smoking, enclosed in a wrapper of thin paper.
2. A similar roll of another substance, such as a tobacco substitute or marijuana.

[French, diminutive of cigare, cigar, from Spanish cigarro; see cigar.]

cigarette

(ˌsɪɡəˈrɛt) or

cigaret

n
(Recreational Drugs) a short tightly rolled cylinder of tobacco, wrapped in thin paper and often having a filter tip, for smoking. Shortened forms: cig or ciggy
[C19: from French, literally: a little cigar]

cig•a•rette

or cig•a•ret

(ˌsɪg əˈrɛt, ˈsɪg əˌrɛt)

n.
a narrow, short roll of finely cut tobacco cured for smoking, usu. wrapped in thin paper.
[1820–30; < French, =cigare cigar + -ette -ette]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cigarette - finely ground tobacco wrapped in papercigarette - finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
cigarette butt - small part of a cigarette that is left after smoking
cubeb cigarette, cubeb - a cigarette containing cubeb
filter-tipped cigarette - a cigarette with a filter tip
marijuana cigarette, reefer, spliff, joint, stick - marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
roll of tobacco, smoke - tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder

cigarette

noun fag (Brit. slang), smoke, gasper (slang), ciggy (informal), coffin nail (slang), cancer stick (slang) He went out to buy a packet of cigarettes. see tobacco
Translations
سِيجَارَةسيجاره
cigareta
cigaret
sigaretsuits
سیگارت
savuketupakka
cigareta
cigaretta
rokok
sígaretta
紙巻きタバコ
담배
cigaretėpapirosas
cigareta
cigareta
cigaretaцигарета
cigarett
บุหรี่
сигаретацигарка
điếu thuốc lá

cigarette

[ˌsɪgəˈret]
A. Ncigarrillo m, cigarro m
he had a cigarette(se) fumó un cigarrillo or cigarro
B. CPD cigarette ash Nceniza f de cigarrillo
cigarette card Ncromo m (coleccionable)
cigarette case Npitillera f, cigarrera f (LAm)
cigarette end Ncolilla f
cigarette holder Nboquilla f
cigarette lighter Nencendedor m, mechero m
cigarette machine Nmáquina f de tabaco
cigarette paper Npapel m de fumar

cigarette

[ˌsɪgəˈrɛt] ncigarette fcigarette ash ncendre f de cigarettecigarette burn nbrûlure f de cigarettecigarette butt nmégot mcigarette case nétui m à cigarettescigarette end nmégot mcigarette holder nfume-cigarettes m invcigarette lighter n
(portable)briquet m
(in car)allume-cigare m invcigarette machine ndistributeur m de (paquets de) cigarettescigarette paper npapier m à cigarettescigarette smoke nfumée f de cigarette(s)cigar lighter n (in car)allume-cigare m invcigar-shaped [sɪˈgɑːrʃeɪpt] adjen forme de cigare

cigarette

nZigarette f

cigarette

:
cigarette box
cigarette case
cigarette end
cigarette holder
cigarette lighter
nFeuerzeug nt
cigarette machine
cigarette paper

cigarette

[ˌsɪgəˈrɛt] nsigaretta

cigar

(siˈgaː) noun
a roll of tobacco leaves for smoking.
cigarette (sigəˈret) , ((American) ˈsigəret) noun
a tube of finely cut tobacco rolled in thin paper.

cigarette

سِيجَارَة cigareta cigaret Zigarette τσιγάρο cigarrillo savuke cigarette cigareta sigaretta 紙巻きタバコ 담배 sigaret sigarett papieros cigarro сигарета cigarett บุหรี่ sigara điếu thuốc lá 香烟

cigarette

n. cigarro, cigarrillo.

cigarette

n cigarrillo, cigarro; electronic —, e-cigarette (fam) cigarrillo or cigarro electrónico; filter — cigarillo or cigarro con filtro
References in classic literature ?
The shoulders of the stranger shook violently, and when he tried to roll a cigarette the paper fell from his trembling fingers.
He got them with cigarette coupons, and nearly smoked himself to death to possess these desired forms and faces.
Pontellier reached over for a palm-leaf fan that lay on the porch and began to fan herself, while Robert sent between his lips light puffs from his cigarette.
Andrews took out a cigarette and, as he crossed the floor, lit it.
He affects a "tough" aspect, wearing his hat on one side and keeping a cigarette in his mouth all the evening.
During the conflict, I had talked a little, now and then, with a young gentleman of the White Cap Corps, and he had mentioned that he was to fight next--and had also pointed out his challenger, a young gentleman who was leaning against the opposite wall smoking a cigarette and restfully observing the duel then in progress.
Meditatively I smoke a cigarette and sip a pale greenish liquor smelling strongly of aniseed, which isn't half so interesting as a commonplace whiskey and soda, but which, I am told, has the recommendation of being ten times as wicked.
Lord Henry elevated his eyebrows and looked at him in amazement through the thin blue wreaths of smoke that curled up in such fanciful whorls from his heavy, opium-tainted cigarette.
Lazily he puffed upon his cigarette and watched his orderly who was preparing his evening meal.
So, my dear, we will send him away to smoke the cigarette in the garden, whiles you and I have little talk all to ourselves.
After breakfast I went to the open gateway of the enclosure, and stood there smoking a cigarette and enjoying the freshness of the early morning.
The Medical Man smoked a cigarette, and watched the Time Traveller through his eyelashes.