Adjective "Smoked" definition and examples

(Smoked may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/sməʊk/

Definitions and examples

noun

A visible suspension of carbon or other particles in air, typically one emitted from a burning substance.
  1. 'Cigarette smoke not only causes cancer and asthma but causes the skin to lose its elasticity, hence wrinkles around the mouth.'
  2. 'By then the fire flared again melting a fire hose and sending thick, black smoke billowing from the burning building.'
  3. 'Those averse to cigarette or cigar smoke may be floored by the cloud of nicotine in the downstairs bar.'
  4. 'Cigarette smoke and nicotine cause the heart rate to raise by 15 to 25 beats per minute.'
  5. 'Cigarette smoke contains a range of xenobiotics, including oxidants and free radicals that can increase lipid peroxidation.'
  6. 'It showed the burning house with thick smoke all around it.'
  7. 'The higher priced candles are often made with lead-free wicks, which eliminates the problem of smoke and carbon buildup.'
  8. 'When Mr Glister opened the back door to the club he was met by intense heat and thick smoke from his burning car.'
  9. 'Sid's shook his head, causing the smoke from the cigarette dangling from the corner of his mouth to float up into his eyes.'
  10. 'A regular smoker says that the cigar smoke has to be savoured by rolling in the mouth rather than inhaling it.'
An act of smoking tobacco.
  1. 'He says that he'd like one of his cigarettes for a smoke, then runs and smashes his hand through the window and gets a carton.'
  2. 'Plus, when he went outside the apartment to take a quick smoke, he just looked like those fathers on the 50's sitcoms.'
  3. 'you're going to buy some smokes of your own'
  4. '"I came to smoke and talk with my cousin," said Slim Coyote, "so give me a smoke while I'm waiting. He won't mind, he's my cousin."'
  5. 'In the morning I: grab my smokes and coffee and turn on my computer.'
A big city, especially London.
  1. 'Another of Hels's friends has just got a good new job close to home, so will no longer need to commute to The Smoke each day.'
  2. 'As you know I had high hopes for this trip to the Smoke.'
  3. 'Apparently you can get an illegal handgun down in the Smoke for as little as 2-300.'

verb

Emit smoke or visible vapour.
  1. 'I skidded to a halt sending sand flying high in the sky as I saw the huts on fire, smoking to the clouds.'
  2. 'The chimneys of the homes smoked as families burned fires inside to keep warm.'
  3. 'Heat a wok until smoking, add the drained greens and cooked garlic and toss for one to three minutes until heated through.'
  4. 'He could now see that it was really smoking and a fire was blazing in spite of the rain sheeting down around it.'
  5. 'He was leading her to what appeared to be a central gathering area, where, despite the intense heat of the day, a fire smoked in the centre of the dirt circle.'
  6. 'In a large, heavy-bottomed pot, heat the oil over a high heat until it is almost smoking.'
  7. 'These chimneys may be hard to start and they may smoke as the fire burns low.'
  8. 'The fire smoked on, until eventually a fireman was given the all-clear to escort me safely to my door.'
Inhale and exhale the smoke of tobacco or a drug.
  1. with object 'he smoked forty cigarettes a day'
  2. 'And one very elderly man was provided with tobacco which he smoked during his days seated on a bench on the longhouse veranda.'
  3. 'Wolfstorm lit another cigarette, smoking to pass the time.'
  4. 'One of the major problems with smoking and chewing tobacco has to do with the chemical nicotine.'
  5. 'My only regret is that he did not see fit to ban smoking entirely and declare tobacco an illegal drug in this country.'
  6. 'There is no ventilation system that reduces or eliminates the carcinogenic products of second-hand smoke or the sidestream smoke from cigarette smoking.'
  7. 'Several years ago, states were suing tobacco companies for medical expenditures resulting from cigarette smoking.'
  8. 'The risk of cardiovascular disease in smokers is proportional to the number of cigarettes smoked and how deeply the smoker inhales, and it is apparently greater for women than men.'
  9. 'This study found that sixth graders who reported having used candy cigarettes were twice as likely to have also smoked tobacco cigarettes, regardless of parental smoking status.'
  10. 'For a while in my twenties, I was smoking about forty cigarettes each day.'
  11. 'Siva's devotees are forbidden to smoke, chew tobacco or inhale snuff.'
Treat, fumigate, or cleanse by exposure to smoke.
  1. 'smoked salmon'
  2. 'Use a smoked gammon knuckle, smoked ham hock or whatever smoked bacon bones you can find - or talk your butcher into selling you the ham bone when they get to the end of carving off the meat.'
  3. 'For more than 2 hours the three ate Tomato and basil pasta, bean salada, fresh herb bread and smoked meat and cheeses.'
  4. 'the smoked glass of his lenses'
  5. 'A twenty-first-century affair, of smoked glass, presence and inclusion, cinemas and escalators and bars, the Omni building promises leisure for all.'
  6. 'The outside is smoked glass decorated with a swirling pattern made from what looks like beaten copper.'
  7. 'they then smoke the bees until they are stupid'
  8. 'Pry the top off the hive, slowly continuing to smoke the bees inside. Lift one corner and apply smoke. Next, move to each of the other corners and repeat.'
  9. 'we will fire the roof and smoke him out'
  10. 'as the press smokes him out on other human rights issues, he will be revealed as a social conservative'
Kill (someone) by shooting.
  1. 'And he tells us to smoke him. [Intel] would tell the Lieutenant that he had to smoke the prisoners and that is what we were told to do.'
  2. 'He said, ‘You are a big lad so if you move I'll smoke you’.'
  3. 'I got smoked in that fight'
  4. 'There aren't too many girls out here on terrain, so it makes me happy when I see a girl that can easily smoke the boys.'
  5. 'He does not look it, but in high school, he'd smoke me at arm wrestling every time.'
Make fun of (someone)

    More definitions

    1. the visible vapor and gases given off by a burning or smoldering substance, especially the gray, brown, or blackish mixture of gases and suspended carbon particles resulting from the combustion of wood, peat, coal, or other organic matter.

    2. something resembling this, as vapor or mist, flying particles, etc.

    3. something unsubstantial, evanescent, or without result: Their hopes and dreams proved to be smoke.

    4. an obscuring condition: the smoke of controversy.

    5. an act or sp

    More examples(as adjective)

    "salmons can be smoked."

    "hams can be smoked."

    "haddocks can be smoked."

    "windows can be smoked."

    "rubbers can be smoked."

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    Origin

    (smoke)Old English smoca (noun), smocian (verb), from the Germanic base of smēocan ‘emit smoke’; related to Dutch smook and German Schmauch.

    Phrase

    go up in smoke
    in (or into) smoke
    no smoke without fire
    smoke and mirrors
    smoke like a chimney