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also cig·a·ret  (sĭg′ə-rĕt′, sĭg′ə-rĕt′)
1. A small roll of finely cut tobacco for smoking, enclosed in a wrapper of thin paper.
2. A similar roll of another substance, such as a tobacco substitute or marijuana.

[French, diminutive of cigare, cigar, from Spanish cigarro; see cigar.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cigaret - finely ground tobacco wrapped in papercigaret - finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
cigarette butt - small part of a cigarette that is left after smoking
cubeb cigarette, cubeb - a cigarette containing cubeb
filter-tipped cigarette - a cigarette with a filter tip
marijuana cigarette, reefer, spliff, joint, stick - marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
roll of tobacco, smoke - tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder
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Hubbell recalled that during his service as president of New York City's Board of Education, "it was found that nearly all of the incorrigible truants were cigaret fiends." He added that "the Police Magistrates of this and other cities have stated again and again that the majority of juvenile delinquents appearing before them are cigaret fiends whose moral nature has been warped or destroyed through the instrumentality of this vice."