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cancer stick

noun, Slang.
1.
a cigarette.
Origin of cancer stick
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70
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British Dictionary definitions for cancer stick

cancer stick

noun
1.
a slang name for cigarette
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Slang definitions & phrases for cancer stick

cancer stick

noun phrase

A cigarette: You'll find some cancer sticks hidden

[1950s+; The origin of the term coincides with the first national awareness of the relationship between cigarette smoking and lung cancer]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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