filter tip

  1. a mouthpiece for a cigarette or cigar having a means of filtering the smoke.
  2. a cigarette or cigar having such a mouthpiece.

Origin of filter tip

First recorded in 1930–35
Related formsfil·ter-tipped, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for filter tip

filter tip

  1. 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
  2. a cigarette having such an attachment
Derived Formsfilter-tipped, adjective
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