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Definition of "cigarette" []

  • A small roll of finely cut tobacco for smoking, enclosed in a wrapper of thin paper. (noun)
  • A similar roll of another substance, such as a tobacco substitute or marijuana. (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 "cigarette" in a sentence
  • "Mom - Jeremy, give your sister back her cigarette, she HAS been saveing it for three hours me - * snickers** grabs cigarette** laughs as I walk away*"
  • "A cynic, my dear Arthur (_he opens case deliberately, puts cigarette in mouth, and extracts gold match-box from right-hand trouser_) is a man who (_strikes match_) knows the price of (_lights cigarette_) -- everything, and (_standing with match in one hand and cigarette in the other_) the value of --- pff (_blows out match_) of (_inhales deeply from cigarette and blows out a cloud of smoke_) -- nothing."
  • "The plaintiff moved for summary judgment to preclude assertion of the Correia defense, arguing that the Correia defense should, as a matter of law, be unavailable because a cigarette is an inherently dangerous product that causes injury when used for its ordinary purpose."