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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 ?
This new cargo was destined for the coast of the Duchy of Lucca, and consisted almost entirely of Havana cigars, sherry, and Malaga wines.
You see the sitting room we are now in--a pleasant little apartment, I think,--books, you see, papers, a smoking cabinet in which I can assure you that you will find the finest Havana cigars and the best cigarettes to be procured in London.
These words were said by a huntsman peacefully seated at the edge of the forest of Ile-Adam, who was finishing an Havana cigar while waiting for his companion, who had lost his way in the tangled underbrush of the wood.
The man himself sat at a shining, inlaid writing table which looked like a rare piece from a museum of art; his chair had a high, oval, carved back, upholstered in faded tapestry; and these objects made of the costly black Havana cigar, which he rolled incessantly from the middle to the left corner of his mouth and back again, an inexpressibly cheap and nasty object.
Ramos and Cuban President Fidel Castro first met, the two cigar-chomping tocayos predictably compared Philippine and Havana cigars.
Havana Cigars, which has the exclusive distribution rights for CorporaciEn Habanos, ranked second in cigars with a volume share of 18% in 2014.
Harry said: "We would get a big Indian curry lock everyone else out, have two good bottles of wine, two Havana cigars and rewatch the same old submarine movies.
Clear Havana cigars are not worth as much as a pre-Castro Cuban ones, the latter of which can set a person back $450.
His public image - the shock of platinum-dyed hair, chunky jewellery, tracksuits, Havana cigars and inane patter - had been one of a loveable, if enigmatic, entertainer.
He would often be seen smoking one of his eight-inch Havana cigars after dinner while sitting in a throne-like seat in a corridor.
Also earning great acclaim is the large varied range of Cigars, of which Tim is only one of a handful within the UK qualified to sell Havana Cigars.
Last month, he gave two unauthorised interviews from his prison cell, complaining that his nail clippers had been removed and that his onetime admirer, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, had stopped sending him Havana cigars.