Cigarette
Cigarette Cig`a*rette", n. [F. cigarette.] A little cigar; a little fine tobacco rolled in paper for smoking. [Also spelled {cigaret}.]

Syn: cigarette, fag, weed. [1913 Webster]


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  • cigarette — [ sigarɛt ] n. f. • 1831, rare av. 1840; de 1. cigare 1 ♦ Petit rouleau de tabac haché et enveloppé dans un papier fin. ⇒fam. cibiche, clope, pipe, sèche, tige. Paquet, cartouche de cigarettes. Feuille de papier à cigarette. Rouler une cigarette …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cigarette — (n.) 1835, American English, from Fr. cigarette (19c.), dim. of cigare cigar (18c.; see CIGAR (Cf. cigar)). Spanish form cigarito, cigarita also was popular mid 19c …   Etymology dictionary

  • cigarette — is normally stressed on the third syllable in BrE and on the first syllable in AmE. Even in BrE, however, the stress can fall on the first syllable when the rhythm of the sentence seems to prefer this (as in Cigarettes are dear) …   Modern English usage

  • cigarette — (US also cigaret) ► NOUN ▪ a cylinder of finely cut tobacco rolled in paper for smoking. ORIGIN French, little cigar …   English terms dictionary

  • cigarette — or cigaret [sig΄ə ret′, sig′ə ret΄] n. [Fr dim. of cigare, cigar < Sp cigarro: see CIGAR] a small roll of finely cut tobacco wrapped in thin paper for smoking and usually having a filter tip …   English World dictionary

  • Cigarette — For other uses, see Cigarette (disambiguation). Cig redirects here. For other uses, see Cig (disambiguation). Two unlit, filtered f6 brand cigarettes from Germany. A cigarette (from Mayan Siyar; to smoke rolled tobacco leaves [1] …   Wikipedia

  • cigarette — 1. (cigarette) (2916↑, 636↓) 1. A magic wand used to conjure buses. You can stand there for an hour waiting for your bus to come, but as soon as you light up a fag, it will come round the corner, forcing you to put it out. 2. Something that non… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Cigarette — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Cigarette (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cigarette — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ lighted, lit, unlit ▪ He accidentally dropped a lighted cigarette on the chair. ▪ half smoked ▪ illicit ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • cigarette — n. 1) to light (up); puff on, smoke a cigarette 2) to roll a cigarette (he used to roll his own cigarettes) 3) to extinguish. put out, stub out a cigarette 4) a live cigarette 5) a filter tip; king size; low tar; mentholated cigarette 6) a… …   Combinatory dictionary

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