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British Dictionary definitions for cigarette end

cigarette end

noun
  1. the part of a cigarette that is held in the mouth and that remains unsmoked after it is finished
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Historical Examples

  • Barnes laughed, and threw his cigarette-end into the swift brown water.

    Marriage la mode

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • He tapped his cigarette-end, fixing his eyes upon it and frowning a little.

    Adrienne Toner

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick

  • He flung the cigarette-end away, but she refused to kiss him on account of the tobacco fumes, though she took the flowers.

    The Ghost Girl

    H. De Vere Stacpoole

  • Strefford aimed his cigarette-end at a tourist on a puggaree who was gazing up from his guidebook at the palace.

  • The clock on the mantelshelf struck one, and he threw away his cigarette-end and got up.

    Cynthia

    Leonard Merrick