- 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 lit cigarette.
cigarette definition by Webster's New World
Origin: French diminutive of cigare, cigar ; from Spanish cigarro: see cigar
cigarette definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- 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: French, diminutive of cigare, cigar, from Spanish cigarro; see cigar.