cigarette[sig′ə ret′, sig′ə ret′]
A lit cigarette.
- The definition of a cigarette is tobacco or drugs wrapped in paper that can be smoked.
Newports or Marlboro Lights are each an example of a cigarette brand.
a small roll of finely cut tobacco wrapped in thin paper for smoking and usually having a filter tip
Origin of cigaretteFrench diminutive of cigare, cigar ; from Spanish cigarro: see cigar
- A small roll of finely cut tobacco for smoking, enclosed in a wrapper of thin paper.
- A similar roll of another substance, such as a tobacco substitute or marijuana.
Origin of cigaretteFrench, diminutive of cigare, cigar, from Spanish cigarro; see cigar.