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smoko

or smoke-oh

[ smoh-koh ]
/ ˈsmoʊ koʊ /
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noun, plural smok·os.Australia and New Zealand Informal.

a rest period during work.
an informal evening entertainment, especially for males.

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Origin of smoko

First recorded in 1895–1900; smoke + -o
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British Dictionary definitions for smoko

smoko

smokeho

/ (ˈsməʊkəʊ) /

noun plural -kos or -hos Australian and NZ informal

a short break from work for tea, a cigarette, etc
a refreshment taken during this break

Word Origin for smoko

C19: from smoke + -o
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