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