secondhand smoke

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Origin of secondhand smoke

First recorded in 1975–80
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secondhand smoke in Medicine

secondhand smoke

[sĕkənd-hănd]
n.
  1. Cigarette, cigar, or pipe smoke that is inhaled unintentionally by nonsmokers and is injurious to their health if inhaled regularly over a long period of time.passive smoke
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