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cig·a·rette

also cig·a·ret  (sĭg′ə-rĕt′, sĭg′ə-rĕt′)
n.
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.]

cigarette

(ˌsɪɡəˈrɛt) or

cigaret

n
(Recreational Drugs) a short tightly rolled cylinder of tobacco, wrapped in thin paper and often having a filter tip, for smoking. Shortened forms: cig or ciggy
[C19: from French, literally: a little cigar]

cig•a•rette

or cig•a•ret

(ˌsɪg əˈrɛt, ˈsɪg əˌrɛt)

n.
a narrow, short roll of finely cut tobacco cured for smoking, usu. wrapped in thin paper.
[1820–30; < French, =cigare cigar + -ette -ette]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cigarette - finely ground tobacco wrapped in papercigarette - 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

cigarette

noun fag (Brit. slang), smoke, gasper (slang), ciggy (informal), coffin nail (slang), cancer stick (slang) He went out to buy a packet of cigarettes. see tobacco
Translations
سِيجَارَةسيجاره
cigareta
cigaret
sigaretsuits
سیگارت
savuketupakka
cigareta
cigaretta
rokok
sígaretta
紙巻きタバコ
담배
cigaretėpapirosas
cigareta
cigareta
cigaretaцигарета
cigarett
บุหรี่
сигаретацигарка
điếu thuốc lá

cigarette

[ˌsɪgəˈret]
A. Ncigarrillo m, cigarro m
he had a cigarette(se) fumó un cigarrillo or cigarro
B. CPD cigarette ash Nceniza f de cigarrillo
cigarette card Ncromo m (coleccionable)
cigarette case Npitillera f, cigarrera f (LAm)
cigarette end Ncolilla f
cigarette holder Nboquilla f
cigarette lighter Nencendedor m, mechero m
cigarette machine Nmáquina f de tabaco
cigarette paper Npapel m de fumar

cigarette

[ˌsɪgəˈrɛt] ncigarette fcigarette ash ncendre f de cigarettecigarette burn nbrûlure f de cigarettecigarette butt nmégot mcigarette case nétui m à cigarettescigarette end nmégot mcigarette holder nfume-cigarettes m invcigarette lighter n
(portable)briquet m
(in car)allume-cigare m invcigarette machine ndistributeur m de (paquets de) cigarettescigarette paper npapier m à cigarettescigarette smoke nfumée f de cigarette(s)cigar lighter n (in car)allume-cigare m invcigar-shaped [sɪˈgɑːrʃeɪpt] adjen forme de cigare

cigarette

nZigarette f

cigarette

:
cigarette box
cigarette case
cigarette end
cigarette holder
cigarette lighter
nFeuerzeug nt
cigarette machine
cigarette paper

cigarette

[ˌsɪgəˈrɛt] nsigaretta

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.

cigarette

سِيجَارَة cigareta cigaret Zigarette τσιγάρο cigarrillo savuke cigarette cigareta sigaretta 紙巻きタバコ 담배 sigaret sigarett papieros cigarro сигарета cigarett บุหรี่ sigara điếu thuốc lá 香烟

cigarette

n. cigarro, cigarrillo.

cigarette

n cigarrillo, cigarro; electronic —, e-cigarette (fam) cigarrillo or cigarro electrónico; filter — cigarillo or cigarro con filtro
References in classic literature ?
Pontellier reached over for a palm-leaf fan that lay on the porch and began to fan herself, while Robert sent between his lips light puffs from his cigarette.
The cigarette lighted, he eagerly took a whiff or two, inhaled the smoke, let it out through his moustache, and would have inhaled again, but the wind tore off the burning tobacco and whirled it away as it had done the straw.
A cigarette glowed amid the tangle of white hair, and the air of the room was fetid with stale tobacco smoke.
I ring for coffee, cigarette, and cherry brandy, and take my chair by the window, just as the absurd little nursery governess comes tripping into the street.
Ida was still sitting among her bottles, with a lit cigarette in her left hand and a glass of stout on the table beside her.
The first things I had been able to get for myself had been cigarette pictures, cigarette posters, and cigarette albums.
He took a cigarette and handed me the case, but I shook my head impatiently.
Even the mouth, with a cigarette to close it, was the mouth of Raffles and no other: strong and unscrupulous as the man himself.
Cleric went through canto after canto of the `Commedia,' repeating the discourse between Dante and his `sweet teacher,' while his cigarette burned itself out unheeded between his long fingers.
A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure.
But there also stood Senhor Santos, almost precisely as I had seen him last, cigarette, tie-pin, and all.
He took a cigarette from the box, curtly inviting Aynesworth to do the same.