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smokey

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[ smoh-kee ]
/ ˈsmoʊ ki /
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noun, plural smok·eys.(often initial capital letter)Slang.

an officer or officers of a state highway patrol.
a state police car.

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Also called Smok·ey Bear [smoh-kee bair] /ˈsmoʊ ki ˈbɛər/ .

Origin of smokey

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An Americanism dating back to 1970–75; shortened from Smokey Bear, a cartoon bear used in the U. S. Forest Service's fire prevention campaign, depicted wearing a hat similar to those worn by state police officers

Definition for smokey (2 of 2)

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[ smoh-kee ]
/ ˈsmoʊ ki /

adjective, smok·i·er, smok·i·est.

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