smirting


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smirting

(ˈsmɜːtɪŋ)
n
informal the activity of flirting between smokers who are smoking cigarettes outside a no-smoking office, pub, etc
[C21: a blend of smoking + flirting]
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WHAT do you call the musical equivalent of smirting (that's smoking and flirting, or so I'm told)?
Known as smirting -- smoking and flirting -- it quickly became a craze "which has swept Ireland since the introduction of the pub and restaurant ban," said the Guardian.
Rather than waste time fighting it, Irish landlords were quick to identify potential upsides and capitalise on the smirting trend, introducing smoking areas that became a real draw for punters--unlike many of their UK counterparts, who begrudgingly offered the bare minimum.
The spectre on our doorsteps is smirting - flirting for smokers.
SMIRTING - flirting while smoking outside bars and restaurants.
On this visit, I got the chance to try out the new outdoor dating experience that has flourished since Scotland banned smoking in public places earlier this year, called smirting.
And I love the new pastime the ban has created - smirting, the combination of flirting and smoking taking place in doorways.
IT was the decade when smirting came to the fore and scores of anguished middle-aged males hit the menoporsche.
It's called Smirting, which means smoking and flirting (I wish it was called Flirking.
Club spokesman Iain Christie says the modus operandum has become known as Smirting.
Smirting - a cross between smoking and flirting - is already a huge hit in Dublin where the ban has been in place for two years.