adjective, smok·i·er, smok·i·est.
Examples from the Web for smoky
Toking up was implied by smoky backgrounds and non sequiturial banter.‘Silicon Valley’ and the Return of Stoner Television|Rich Goldstein|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They also ran the second-most important ad of the season, painting Quinn as a creature of a smoky backroom.
Thousands of people wrapped in flags marched in the frosty, smoky air.
The police threw the rocks back and fired tear gas in smoky arcs over the wall.Return to Military Rule Sits Uneasily with Egyptians|Mike Giglio|January 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It uses Aleppo pepper, a smoky, moderately spicy pepper from Turkey.
Upton, the refiner, has a smoky chimney, that sets him and all the neighbourhood by the ears.Friends and Neighbors|Anonymous
And it seemed to symbolize Annie's life for her, in its cramped and pruned and smoky regularity.The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories|Arnold Bennett
Dinner degenerated into a smoky bite, and then at dusk there was a council of war.Afloat on the Ohio|Reuben Gold Thwaites
The cuticle is smoky olive to fuliginous, darker when young, becoming paler as the pileus expands, but always darker on the umbo.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.|George Francis Atkinson
After begging pardon for disturbing us, they built a smoky fire, near the drying negatives.In Indian Mexico (1908)|Frederick Starr
British Dictionary definitions for smoky
adjective smokier or smokiest
Word Origin and History for smoky
early 14c., "emitting smoke," from smoke (n.) + -y (2). Meaning "filled with smoke" and meaning "resembling smoke" are from late 14c. Of flavors, from 1540s; of colors, from 1550s. Related: Smokiness.