a cylindrical roll of cured tobacco for smoking, consisting of cut tobacco wrapped in a tobacco leaf
Origin of cigarSpanish cigarro, probably ; from Maya sicar, to smoke rolled tobacco leaves ; from s??, tobacco
close but no cigar⌂
Informal phrase used to describe a situation or outcome in which victory or success is narrowly missed
Origin of cigar< the practice of awarding cigars, as in carnival contests
A compact roll of tobacco leaves prepared for smoking.
Origin of cigarSpanish cigarro, possibly from Maya sik’ar, from sik, tobacco.
OriginSee also: cigār