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Definition of "hookah" []

  • An Eastern smoking pipe designed with a long tube passing through an urn of water that cools the smoke as it is drawn through. Also called hubble-bubble, narghile. (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 "hookah" in a sentence
  • "For emotional transportation, the hookah is the least of it."
  • "Which is not to say that if Charlie came home and found a hippie stealing from his stash he would have hesitated to break a hookah over his head."
  • "Of course, the water pipes known as hookah, narghiles, sheeshas or hubble-bubbles have been around for centuries."