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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 ?
So she dressed herself in her best, and trying to persuade herself that she was neither excited nor nervous, bravely climbed two pairs of dark and dirty stairs to find herself in a disorderly room, a cloud of cigar smoke, and the presence of three gentlemen, sitting with their heels rather higher than their hats, which articles of dress none of them took the trouble to remove on her appearance.
The weeping old man with the cigar in his mouth was ludicrous.
Pontellier finally lit a cigar and began to smoke, letting the paper drag idly from his hand.
It is worth sixteen dollars, that's true; and at two cents the cigar, that's nine hundred and sixty cigars.
There was a little discourse about cigars, showing him exactly why the Thomas Jefferson Five-cent Perfecto was the only cigar worthy of the name.
Shelby did not feel particularly reassured by these declarations; but, as they were the best comfort the case admitted of, he allowed the trader to depart in silence, and betook himself to a solitary cigar.
Beside this appeared a figure of Columbia, copied from the top of the cigar box that held the crayons.
The balcony was furnished with a chair or two; I sat down, and took out a cigar,--I will take one now, if you will excuse me.
In other words, he threw aside his cigar, and followed her out of the greenhouse.
When the waiter had felt my fast cooling tea-pot with the palm of his hand, and had looked imploringly at me, and had gone out, Drummle, careful not to move the shoulder next me, took a cigar from his pocket and bit the end off, but showed no sign of stirring.
An opportunity seemed at hand when, after lighting a cigar with a sun-glass, he looked up, and perceived a man coming over the brow of the hill, at the foot of which the pedlar had stopped his green cart.
It was, in fact, the Honourable Eric Lindon, who had apparently fulfilled his task of escorting Lady Muriel home, and was now strolling leisurely up and down the road outside the house, enjoying; a solitary cigar.