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smoker

[smoh-ker] /ˈsmoʊ kər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that smokes.
2.
Railroads.
  1. Also called smoking car. a passenger car for those who wish to smoke.
  2. a compartment for those who wish to smoke.
3.
an informal gathering, especially of men, for entertainment, discussion, or the like.
4.
an enclosed metal box or similar device for smoking meats, poultry, or fish.
6.
British. smoking-concert.
Origin of smoker
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600; smoke + -er1
Related forms
antismoker, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for smoker

smoker

/ˈsməʊkə/
noun
1.
a person who habitually smokes tobacco
2.
Also called smoking compartment. a compartment of a train where smoking is permitted
3.
an informal social gathering, as at a club
4.
a vent on the ocean floor from which hot water and minerals erupt
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Word Origin and History for smoker
n.

1590s, "one who cures meat," agent noun from smoke (v.). Meaning "one who smokes tobacco" is from 1610s. Railway meaning "smoking car" is from 1875. Smoker's cough attested from 1898.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for smoker

smoker

noun

  1. Something thrown, moving, played, etc, very fast: a number which is a quartet smoker
  2. (also smokeball) A very fast fastball (entry form 1912+, variant 1940s+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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