passive smoking


passive smoking

noun

: the breathing in of cigarette smoke from people who are smoking nearby

Full Definition of PASSIVE SMOKING

:  the involuntary inhalation of tobacco smoke (as from another's cigarette) especially by a nonsmoker

First Known Use of PASSIVE SMOKING

1971

passive smoking

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PASSIVE SMOKING

: the involuntary inhalation of tobacco smoke (as from another's cigarette) especially by a nonsmoker
passive smoker noun

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