cancer stick

noun

Definition of cancer stick 

slang

: cigarette Why are women seemingly so attracted to cigarettes, also known as "coffin nails" and "cancer sticks" to some smoking foes?— Daniel Tretiak

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Can’t even smoke my stale cancer sticks on this smoke-free campus. Alise Leslie, The Root, "Champion," 1 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of cancer stick

circa 1958, in the meaning defined above

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