- Also smok·ey .
- smok·i·ly, adverb
- smok·i·ness, noun
- un·smok·i·ly, adverb
- un·smok·i·ness, noun
- un·smok·y, adjective
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How to use smoky in a sentence
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Thermal goggles detect heat energy, letting you see the shapes of images, even in situations where there truly is no light—like in a smoky building.Best night-vision goggles: How to see the galaxy when the Sun goes down | Irena Collaku | August 15, 2021 | Popular-Science
Complaints about air pollution date back at least to ancient Rome, when the smoky cloud hanging over the city was called “infamous air” and “heavy heaven.”
It’s also targeting an area where numerous wildfires have flared up and a smoky haze fills the skies.Yet another major heat wave is set to roast the western U.S. and Canada by the weekend | Matthew Cappucci | July 14, 2021 | Washington Post
If you want a slightly smokier flavor, skip the aluminum foil and add a few more layers of banana leaf.
On 1902, a shoeless boy from the Great smoky Mountains stood before the dean at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.The Strange, True Tale of the Old-Timey Goat Testicle-Implanting 'Governor' | Penny Lane | September 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Toking up was implied by smoky backgrounds and non sequiturial banter.‘Silicon Valley’ and the Return of Stoner Television | Rich Goldstein | April 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They also ran the second-most important ad of the season, painting Quinn as a creature of a smoky backroom.
We see Lauren, covered in sweat, dancing nervously in the middle of a smoky, caliginous, gay S&M club.Inside James Franco’s Gay S&M Documentary (and Social Satire), ‘Interior. Leather Bar.’ | Marlow Stern | January 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Thousands of people wrapped in flags marched in the frosty, smoky air.
It'll be a sure enough smoky one, too, with this mixture uh dry grass an' the new growth springin' up.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
Four miles to the north of smoky Cape is an inlet having a bar harbour, on which there is but eight feet water.
Another singer has just finished his turn, and comes out of the smoky hall, wiping the perspiration from his short, fat neck.The Real Latin Quarter | F. Berkeley Smith
One side of the settle faced toward one smoky old fireplace, the other toward the second.The Idyl of Twin Fires | Walter Prichard Eaton
It hung on a crane in the west fireplace, and was delightfully black, and often made the tea taste smoky, like camp tea.The Idyl of Twin Fires | Walter Prichard Eaton
British Dictionary definitions for smoky
emitting, containing, or resembling smoke
emitting smoke excessively or in the wrong place: a smoky fireplace
of or tinged with the colour smoke: a smoky cat
having the flavour of having been cured by smoking
made dark, dirty, or hazy by smoke
- smokily, adverb
- smokiness, noun
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