Cigarette meaning

sĭg'ə-rĕt', sĭg'ə-rĕt'
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.

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A small roll of finely cut tobacco for smoking, enclosed in a wrapper of thin paper.
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A similar roll of another substance, such as a tobacco substitute or marijuana.
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A thin-paper tube filled with finely cut tobacco for smoking and usually having a filter tip.
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Any similar tube for smoking marijuana, tobacco and ground cloves, etc.
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Tobacco, marijuana, or other substances, in a thin roll wrapped with paper, intended to be smoked.
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Origin of cigarette

  • French diminutive of cigare cigar from Spanish cigarro cigar
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Borrowing from French cigarette, from cigare, from Spanish cigarro + diminutive suffix -ette
    From Wiktionary