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ci·gar

 (sĭ-gär′)
n.
A compact roll of tobacco leaves prepared for smoking.

[Spanish cigarro, possibly from Maya sik'ar, from sik, tobacco.]

cigar

(sɪˈɡɑː)
n
(Recreational Drugs) a cylindrical roll of cured tobacco leaves, for smoking
[C18: from Spanish cigarro, perhaps from Mayan sicar to smoke]

ci•gar

(sɪˈgɑr)

n.
a cylindrical roll of tobacco cured for smoking, usu. wrapped in a tobacco leaf.
Idioms:
no cigar, (said to indicate that an effort was not good enough.)
[1625–35; < Sp cigarro]
ci•gar′like`, adj.
pron: See police.

cigar

- Comes from Spanish cigarro, from the Mayan verb sik'ar, "to smoke" or "smoking."
See also related terms for smoking.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cigar - a roll of tobacco for smokingcigar - a roll of tobacco for smoking  
cheroot - a cigar with both ends cut flat
cigar butt - small part of a cigar that is left after smoking
cigarillo - small cigar or cigarette wrapped in tobacco instead of paper
claro - a cigar made with light-colored tobacco
corona - a long cigar with blunt ends
filler - the tobacco used to form the core of a cigar
panatela, panetela, panetella - a long slender cigar
roll of tobacco, smoke - tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder
stogie, stogy - a cheap cigar
Translations
سيجارسِيجَار
doutník
cigar
sigar
sikari
cigara
szivar
cerutu
vindill
葉巻
시가
cigarascigaretė
cigārs
trabuc
cigara
cigara
cigarr
ซิการ์
điếu xì gà

cigar

[sɪˈgɑːʳ]
A. Npuro m, cigarro m
B. CPD cigar case Ncigarrera f
cigar holder Nboquilla f de puro
cigar lighter N (Aut) → encendedor m de puro

cigar

[sɪˈgɑːr] ncigare m

cigar

nZigarre f

cigar

:
cigar box
cigar cutter
nZigarrenabschneider m

cigar

:
cigar lighter
n (in car) → Zigarettenanzünder m
cigar-shaped
adjzigarrenförmig

cigar

[sɪˈgɑːʳ] nsigaro

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.

cigar

سِيجَار doutník cigar Zigarre πούρο cigarro sikari cigare cigara sigaro 葉巻 시가 sigaar sigar cygaro charuto сигара cigarr ซิการ์ puro điếu xì gà 雪茄

cigar

n. puro, H.A. tabaco.

cigar

n puro, tabaco (esp. Carib)
References in classic literature ?
Doctor Emory continued to talk, and tried a fresh cigar, and, despite the fact that his reception-room was overflowing, delivered, not merely a long, but a live and interesting, dissertation on the subject of cigars and of the tobacco leaf and filler as grown and prepared for cigars in the tobacco-favoured regions of the earth.
I can promise you a cheque beneath your plate which even you might think worth considering, wine in your glass which kings might sigh for, cigars by your side which even your Mr.
Archie lounged in the easy chair, surrounded by newspapers; Charlie stood upon the rug, in an Englishman's favourite attitude, and, I regret to say, both were smoking cigars.
Levin let his friend to the room set apart for visitors, where Stepan Arkadyevitch's things were carried also--a bag, a gun in a case, a satchel for cigars.
He smoked cigarettes because he could not afford cigars, he said.
And I was right, truly right," cried the general, with warmth and solemnity, "for if cigars are forbidden in railway carriages, poodles are much more so.
Having lighted their cigars, they leaned out of this window, smoking, and looking down at the moonlight, as it shone into the court below.
In the midst of the jollity produced by good cigars, good wine, and passable anecdotes, the landlord presented his bill.
The writer had cigars lying about and the car- penter smoked.
I do not consider that the cigars and whisky he consumed at my expense (he always refused cocktails, since he was practically a teetotaller), and the few dollars, borrowed with a civil air of conferring a favour upon me, that passed from my pocket to his, were in any way equivalent to the entertainment he afforded me.
Come and have a cigar in my room,' said the friendly Frenchman.
James Harthouse continued to lounge in the same place and attitude, smoking his cigar in his own easy way, and looking pleasantly at the whelp, as if he knew himself to be a kind of agreeable demon who had only to hover over him, and he must give up his whole soul if required.