a mouthpiece for a cigarette or cigar having a means of filtering the smoke.
a cigarette or cigar having such a mouthpiece.
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Origin of filter tip
First recorded in 1930–35
OTHER WORDS FROM filter tipfil·ter-tipped, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for filter tip
an attachment to the mouth end of a cigarette for trapping impurities such as tar during smoking. It consists of any of various dense porous substances, such as cotton
a cigarette having such an attachment
Derived forms of filter tipfilter-tipped, adjective
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