Smokier
Smoky Smok"y, a. [Compar. {Smokier}; superl. {Smokiest}.] 1. Emitting smoke, esp. in large quantities or in an offensive manner; fumid; as, smoky fires. [1913 Webster]

2. Having the appearance or nature of smoke; as, a smoky fog. ``Unlustrous as the smoky light.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. Filled with smoke, or with a vapor resembling smoke; thick; as, a smoky atmosphere. [1913 Webster]

4. Subject to be filled with smoke from chimneys or fireplace; as, a smoky house. [1913 Webster]

5. Tarnished with smoke; noisome with smoke; as, smoky rafters; smoky cells. [1913 Webster]

6. Suspicious; open to suspicion. [Obs.] --Foote. [1913 Webster]

{Smoky quartz} (Min.), a variety of quartz crystal of a pale to dark smoky-brown color. See {Quartz}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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