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Definition of "cheroot" [che•root]

  • A cigar with square-cut ends. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cheroot" in a sentence
  • "A Manila cheroot is between his lips – the fragrance of one never fails to call up his image – and he caresses an unamiable little dog which he fondly loves."
  • "Aidan masked his surprise in bored cynicism before forestalling the queasy stomach churn of questions by lighting a cheroot on the candle flame."
  • "For the faint tang of cheroot smoke and bay rum to tease her nose."