cigarette holder


noun
  1. a mouthpiece of plastic, ivory, etc., for holding a cigarette while it is being smoked.

Origin of cigarette holder

1
First recorded in 1920–25

Words Nearby cigarette holder

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How to use cigarette holder in a sentence

  • The Brachyderes has a massive proboscis, cut off short; the Balaninus seems to be smoking an insanely long cigarette-holder.

    More Hunting Wasps | J. Henri Fabre
  • 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 | Camille Flammarion
  • My cigarette-holder was grasped by a very strong hand, which wrenched the object from me with a good deal of energy.

    Mysterious Psychic Forces | Camille Flammarion
  • Patricia returned her greeting gayly; Merle removed a shining cigarette holder of remarkable length and bowed, but did not smile.

    The Wrong Twin | Harry Leon Wilson
  • "Maybe there are burglars," Blount said, pointing with his cigarette-holder to Harrington's threatened king.

    Uller Uprising | Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr

British Dictionary definitions for cigarette holder

cigarette holder

noun
  1. a mouthpiece of wood, ivory, etc, used for holding a cigarette while it is smoked

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