- a person or thing that smokes.
- an informal gathering, especially of men, for entertainment, discussion, or the like.
- an enclosed metal box or similar device for smoking meats, poultry, or fish.
- smoking stand.
- British. smoking-concert.
Origin of smoker
Examples from the Web for smoker
One of their campaigns includes a woman considering the options she has to retain a healthy lifestyle as a smoker.Big Tobacco’s Biggest Lies
January 20, 2014
He was out monitoring the Smoker's Corner, which every high school has, while the shooters did their work inside.Wayne LaPierre, Blaming Everything but Guns
December 21, 2012
Use any cooking method available: the oven, smoker, or grill.5 Pioneering Ways to Cook with Beer
February 2, 2010
"You see I'm a smoker," he added, holding up his yellow-stained forefinger.The Avenger
E. Phillips Oppenheim
“Not much,” confessed the other as they alighted from the smoker.
Poor young Mr. Smith, he was a smoker also, but not as bad as the Professor.The Return of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle
It was actually touching the foremost feature on the smoker's countenance.
Slowly, slowly, it went, nearer and nearer to the smoker's nose.
- a person who habitually smokes tobacco
- Also called: smoking compartment a compartment of a train where smoking is permitted
- an informal social gathering, as at a club
- a vent on the ocean floor from which hot water and minerals erupt
Word Origin and History for smoker
1590s, "one who cures meat," agent noun from smoke (v.). Meaning "one who smokes tobacco" is from 1610s. Railway meaning "smoking car" is from 1875. Smoker's cough attested from 1898.