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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.]

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]

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]
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

hookah

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

hookah

[ˈhʊkɑː] Nnarguile m

hookah

n (Brit) → Wasserpfeife f, → Huka f

hookah

[ˈhʊkə] nnarghilè m inv
References in classic literature ?
Two great tiger-skins thrown athwart it increased the suggestion of Eastern luxury, as did a huge hookah which stood upon a mat in the corner.
I am a little nervous, and I find my hookah an invaluable sedative.
The little man stopped to relight his hookah and puffed thoughtfully for a few moments.
Our new acquaintance very deliberately coiled up the tube of his hookah, and produced from behind a curtain a very long befrogged topcoat with Astrakhan collar and cuffs.
The horse-trader, his deep, embroidered Bokhariot belt unloosed, was lying on a pair of silk carpet saddle-bags, pulling lazily at an immense silver hookah.
He called for a new light-ball to his hookah, and considered the case.
She stretched herself up on tiptoe, and peeped over the edge of the mushroom, and her eyes immediately met those of a large caterpillar, that was sitting on the top with its arms folded, quietly smoking a long hookah, and taking not the smallest notice of her or of anything else.
But outsiders, you know, often see most of the game; and sitting in my arbor by the wayside, smoking my hookah of contentment and eating the sweet lotus-leaves of indolence, I can look out musingly upon the whirling throng that rolls and tumbles past me on the great high-road of life.
He smokes his hookah after both meals and puffs as quietly while his wife scolds him as he did under the fire of the French at Waterloo.
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Unique and upper scale hookah lounge catering to the professional crowd setting it apart from your average hookah lounge.
Shisha smoking, also known as hookah smoking, is the use of tobacco sweetened with fruit or molasses, which makes the smoke more aromatic than cigarette's.