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or smoke-oh

noun, plural smok·os. Australia and New Zealand Informal.
  1. a rest period during work.
  2. 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



noun plural -kos or -hos Australian and NZ informal
  1. a short break from work for tea, a cigarette, etc
  2. a refreshment taken during this break
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Word Origin for smoko

C19: from smoke + -o
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