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hook·ah

 (ho͝ok′ə, ho͞o′kə)
n.
1. A pipe traditionally used for smoking flavored tobacco in which tobacco is placed in a bowl and heated with burning charcoal, producing smoke that is drawn through an urn of water that cools it and then into a long tube with an attached mouthpiece. In some modern versions, the charcoal-heated bowl is replaced with a battery-powered vaporizer containing a liquid mixture similar to that used in an e-cigarette. Also called hubble-bubble, narghile, shisha.
2. An e-cigarette or a vaporizer pen. Also called hookah pen.

[Urdu ḥuqqa, small box, hookah water urn, from Persian, from Arabic, small box or jar, from ḥaqqa, to be suitable; see ḥqq in Semitic roots.]
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hookah

(ˈhʊkə) or

hooka

n
(Recreational Drugs) an oriental pipe for smoking marijuana, tobacco, etc, consisting of one or more long flexible stems connected to a container of water or other liquid through which smoke is drawn and cooled. Also called: hubble-bubble, kalian, narghile or water pipe
[C18: from Arabic huqqah]
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hook•ah

or hook•a

(ˈhʊk ə)

n., pl. hook•ahs or hook•as.
a water pipe with a long flexible tube by which the smoke is drawn through a jar of water and thus cooled.
[1755–65; < Arabic ḥuqqah box, vase, pipe for smoking]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hookah - an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through waterhookah - an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water; "a bipolar world with the hookah and Turkish coffee versus hamburgers and Coca Cola"
pipe, tobacco pipe - a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
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hookah

noun water pipe, hubble-bubble, narghile, kalian smoking a hookah
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Translations

hookah

[ˈhʊkɑː] Nnarguile m
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hookah

n (Brit) → Wasserpfeife f, → Huka f
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hookah

[ˈhʊkə] nnarghilè m inv
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References in periodicals archive ?
Smoking shisha or narghila has experienced huge growth in popularity in the Middle East, the US and Europe in recent years, particularly among young people.
Those taking the trip on the 11 November (by bus and then by four-wheel drive) will be able to see the Arabian tents, sample traditional bread, tea and coffee and even smoke the narghila -- the traditional water pipes also known as `hubbly bubbly' pipes, because of the noise they make.