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Definition of "smoking" []

  • Engaging in the smoking of tobacco: smoking passengers. (adjective)
  • Designated or reserved for smokers: the smoking section of a restaurant. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to the use of tobacco: corporate smoking policies. (adjective)

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 "smoking" in a sentence
  • "L: That much about not smoking ... * shows Christus smoking* C: (?) ... about smoking these."
  • "I know that smoking is considered oh so politically incorrect these days, but here’s a novel idea; in the finest traditions of freedom and democracy, why not have ’smoking’ and ‘non smoking’ bars, pubs, and restaurants?"
  • "Most of the rest of the nation uses the phrase smoking up."