smokeout

[ smohk-out ]
/ ˈsmoʊkˌaʊt /

noun

a day during which smokers are encouraged to abstain from smoking as part of a campaign to emphasize the hazards of the practice.

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Origin of smokeout

patterned on phrasal verbs with out as a perfective particle, as put out, stamp out, etc.
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