Adjective "cigarette" definition and examples

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

Pronunciation

/sɪɡəˈrɛt/

Definitions and examples

noun

A thin cylinder of finely cut tobacco rolled in paper for smoking.
  1. 'He was told by bar staff to put out the cigarette but continued smoking.'
  2. 'What is the best way to stop tobacconists selling cigarettes to children?'
  3. 'If you really want to smoke cigarettes then do it in the privacy of your own home.'
  4. 'During a severe paper shortage, Bakhtin tore up his own manuscripts to roll cigarettes.'
  5. 'Downstairs will then become no smoking but cigarettes will be still be allowed upstairs.'
  6. 'He used to smoke a pack and half of a day, and still smokes around a dozen cigarettes daily.'
  7. 'Simon stepped out to get a paper from the boot and to smoke a cigarette.'
  8. 'Cousin Liam and Nate were just a pair of casual guys who sat around smoking cigarettes and cracking jokes.'
  9. 'Until Bonsack's invention, cigarettes had been rolled by hand by young women.'
  10. 'Marlene stubbed out her cigarette in the ashtray upon the low coffee table.'
  11. 'Herbal cigarettes, sold in pharmacies and health stores, have a very limited market.'
  12. 'The following morning he said he rolled several cannabis cigarettes to smoke during the day.'

More definitions

1. a cylindrical roll of finely cut tobacco cured for smoking, considerably smaller than most cigars and usually wrapped in thin white paper.

More examples(as adjective)

"makers can be cigarette."

"advertisings can be cigarette."

"smokes can be cigarette."

"taxes can be cigarette."

"monopolies can be cigarette."

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Origin

Mid 19th century: from French, diminutive of cigare (see cigar).