a cylindrical roll of finely cut tobacco cured for smoking, considerably smaller than most cigars and usually wrapped in thin white paper.
- an·ti·cig·a·rette, adjective
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How to use cigarette in a sentence
Terry eventually came back out for another cigarette and heard the news.
It’s also stupid human decisions, like fireworks and flaming cigarette butts and gender reveal parties, which ignite flames.
Once a source of cheap, unskilled labor and affordable cigarettes, Poland has developed into Eastern Europe’s economic powerhouse since joining the borderless EU in 2007.Eastern Germany Picks Up Polish for Children’s Future | Charu Kasturi | September 8, 2020 | Ozy
Like I talked to a man who was standing there, smoking a cigarette.Kenosha’s looting is a symptom of a decrepit democracy | Aaron Ross Coleman | September 4, 2020 | Vox
This study provided some of the first clues that cigarette smoking could contribute to heart disease.Decades-long project is linking our health to the environment | Lindsey Konkel | March 12, 2020 | Science News For Students
He observes the bodies floating away on the river, pulling on his cigarette with a sneer.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President | Pierre Assouline | January 9, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
She retrieved a cigarette from her purse and lit it without moving her face away from the screen.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal | Olivia Nuzzi | December 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They say the currency devalues a few points just in the time it takes to smoke a cigarette.Recession? Devaluation? Inflation? Putin Tells Russia Stay the Course. | Anna Nemtsova | December 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Conservative hit man turned liberal media critic David Brock, spotted smoking an e-cigarette in the lobby.
“The truth is, we feel threatened,” her husband adds between drags on a cigarette.
One or two of the buffalo-hunters exchanged words with us while Mac was building his cigarette and lighting it.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
She took a cigarette from the gayly tendered case and smoked for a few moments in silence.
She lit another cigarette, and for a few moments looked silently out of the window at the darkening woods beyond the lawn.
She led Isabel over to Mrs. Kaye, who sat alone on a small sofa, sipping her coffee and absently puffing at a cigarette.
Goodell lighted another cigarette and nonchalantly seated himself in the vacant chair.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for cigarette
a short tightly rolled cylinder of tobacco, wrapped in thin paper and often having a filter tip, for smoking: Shortened forms: cig, ciggy
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