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smok·y

 (smō′kē)
adj. smok·i·er, smok·i·est
1. Emitting smoke in profuse volume: a smoky stove.
2. Mixed or filled with smoke: smoky corridors.
3. Resembling smoke: a smoky haze.
4. Discolored or soiled with or as if with smoke: "The smoky Sicilian afternoon sun tinged the green landscape with red" (Mario Puzo).
5. Tasting of smoke: smoky sausages.

smok′i·ly adv.
smok′i·ness n.

smoky

(ˈsməʊkɪ) or

smokey

adj, smokier or smokiest
1. emitting, containing, or resembling smoke
2. emitting smoke excessively or in the wrong place: a smoky fireplace.
3. (Colours) of or tinged with the colour smoke: a smoky cat.
4. (Cookery) having the flavour of having been cured by smoking
5. made dark, dirty, or hazy by smoke
ˈsmokily adv
ˈsmokiness n

smok•y

(ˈsmoʊ ki)

adj. smok•i•er, smok•i•est.
1. emitting smoke, esp. in large amounts.
2. hazy; darkened or begrimed with smoke.
3. having the character or appearance of smoke: smoky colors.
4. pertaining to or suggestive of smoke: a smoky haze.
5. of a dull or brownish gray.
[1275–1325]
smok′i•ly, adv.
smok′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.smoky - marked by or emitting or filled with smoke; "smoky rafters"; "smoky chimneys"; "a smoky fireplace"; "a smoky corridor"
smokeless - emitting or containing little or no smoke; "smokeless factory stacks"; "smokeless fuel"; "a smokeless environment"
2.smoky - tasting of smoke; "smoky sausages"
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"

smoky

smokey
adjective
1. thick, murky, hazy, reeky the extremely smoky atmosphere at work
2. grey, dark grey, slate-grey, dark He had smoky grey-blue eyes.
Translations
شبيه بالدُّخانمليء بالدُّخان
kouřovýzakouřený
tilrøget
-kuvioinensavuinensavunmakuinenvärinen
füstöspárás
reykkenndurreykmettur, sem mikiî rÿkur úr
dymovýzadymenýzafajčený
zadimljen
duman gibidumanlı

smoky

[ˈsməʊkɪ] ADJ (smokier (compar) (smokiest (superl))) [chimney, fire] → humeante, que humea; [room, atmosphere] → lleno de humo; [flavour, surface etc] → ahumado
it's smoky in hereaquí hay mucho humo

smoky

[ˈsməʊki] adjenfumé(e)

smoky

adj (+er) chimney, firerauchend; room, atmosphereverraucht; (= stained by smoke)verräuchert; (= like smoke) flavourrauchig; colourrauchfarben; smoky glassRauchglas nt

smoky

:
smoky bacon
smoky blue
adjrauchblau
smoky grey, (US) smoky gray
adjrauchgrau

smoky

[ˈsməʊkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (chimney, fire) → fumoso/a, che fa fumo; (room, atmosphere) → fumoso/a, pieno/a di fumo; (flavour) → affumicato/a

smoke

(sməuk) noun
1. the cloudlike gases and particles of soot given off by something which is burning. Smoke was coming out of the chimney; He puffed cigarette smoke into my face.
2. an act of smoking (a cigarette etc). I came outside for a smoke.
verb
1. to give off smoke.
2. to draw in and puff out the smoke from (a cigarette etc). I don't smoke, but he smokes cigars.
3. to dry, cure, preserve (ham, fish etc) by hanging it in smoke.
smoked adjective
treated with smoke. smoked cheese.
ˈsmokeless adjective
1. allowing no smoke. Our part of the town is a smokeless zone.
2. burning without smoke. smokeless fuel.
ˈsmoker noun
a person who smokes cigarettes etc. When did you become a smoker?; He's a pipe-smoker.
ˈsmoking noun
the habit of smoking cigarettes etc. He has given up cigarette-smoking at last; Smoking can damage your health.
ˈsmoky adjective
1. filled with, or giving out (too much) smoke. The atmosphere in the room was thick and smoky.
2. like smoke in appearance etc.

ˈsmokiness

noun
smoke detector
a device in a building which sounds a fire alarm when smoke passes through it.
ˈsmokescreen noun
1. a cloud of smoke used to conceal the movements of troops etc.
2. something intended to conceal one's activities etc.
go up in smoke
1. to be completely destroyed by fire. The whole house went up in smoke.
2. to vanish very quickly leaving nothing behind. All his plans have gone up in smoke.
References in classic literature ?
The Fisherman took the net and the fish to the cave, a dark, gloomy, smoky place.
In the late afternoon in the hot summers when the road and the fields are covered with dust, a smoky haze lies over the great flat basin of land.
But presently I came to a smoky light proceeding from a low, wide building, the door of which stood invitingly open.
The child led me on board the vessel and paused again, hovering over me in the smoky air.
Far in the distance, lifted into the sky, could be seen the great smoky mountains that marked the backbone of the Great Land.
When the smoky clouds hung low in the west and the red sun went down behind them, leaving a pink flush on the snowy roofs and the blue drifts, then the wind sprang up afresh, with a kind of bitter song, as if it said: `This is reality, whether you like it or not.
But more I marvelled that the priests should swear that smoky jet of his was genuine.
But anyway, he gets out by himself and mopes and thinks; and mostly he hunts for a lonesome place high up on the hill in the edge of the woods, and sets there and looks away off on the big Mississippi down there a-reaching miles and miles around the points where the timber looks smoky and dim it's so far off and still, and everything's so solemn it seems like everybody you've loved is dead and gone, and you 'most wish you was dead and gone too, and done with it all.
I could see nothing for the moment but these two furious, encrimsoned faces swaying together under the smoky lamp, and I shut my eyes to let them grow once more familiar with the darkness.
The old man has spent so much of his life in the smoky, noisy, buzzing school-room, that, when he has a holiday, he feels as if his place were lost and himself a stranger in the world.
Outfit of a trapper Risks to which he is subjected Partnership of trappers Enmity of Indians Distant smoke A country on fire Gun Greek Grand Rond Fine pastures Perplexities in a smoky country Conflagration of forests.
And the characteristic aspect of westerly weather, the thick, gray, smoky and sinister tone sets in, circumscribing the view of the men, drenching their bodies, oppressing their souls, taking their breath away with booming gusts, deafening, blinding, driving, rushing them onwards in a swaying ship towards our coasts lost in mists and rain.