- a mouthpiece of plastic, ivory, etc., for holding a cigarette while it is being smoked.
Origin of cigarette holder
First recorded in 1920–25
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Examples from the Web for cigarette holder
He took out of his flannel coat his cigarette-holder, but she told him to dress.The Red Lily, Complete
That cigarette-holder is very pretty: what does it represent?Maximina
Armando Palacio Valds
It was now that I had the happy thought of bringing a cigarette-holder to my assistance.
But of course one cannot make a pipe-stem out of a cigarette-holder all at once.
M. Claretie presents a cigarette-holder and feels a hand which tries to seize it, but he resists and will not let it go.Mysterious Psychic Forces
- a mouthpiece of wood, ivory, etc, used for holding a cigarette while it is smoked
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