cigar

noun
ci·​gar | \ si-ˈgär How to pronounce cigar (audio) \

Definition of cigar

: a small roll of tobacco leaf for smoking

Examples of cigar in a Sentence

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There will also be live music, light bites, whiskey seminars, a cigar lounge and socializing. Houston Chronicle, "The Go List: Brad Thor, Body Barre," 27 June 2019 The only outlets allowed to sell the stuff will be cigar lounges and hotels. Alan Murray, Fortune, "So Much for Fiat Chrysler and Renault: CEO Daily," 6 June 2019 The ban applies to gas stations, pharmacies, convenience and grocery stores, but includes exemptions for hotels and three local cigar lounges. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, "Beverly Hills becomes first U.S. city to ban tobacco sales," 5 June 2019 The city's three existing cigar lounges will also receive an exemption. Vandana Ravikumar, USA TODAY, "Smokers, beware: Beverly Hills says it is the first US city to ban tobacco sales," 5 June 2019 Just past dawn Tuesday, Bob Ferro arrived at his little folding table in the empty shell of a restaurant with three cigars and a container of manicotti. Michael Mayo, sun-sentinel.com, "When will Nick’s Bar on Hollywood beach finally reopen? Not by July 4, disappointed owner says," 11 June 2019 As Crusher Fest approaches, lets take a trip down Memory Lane and review exactly why this cigar-chomping grappler deserves a statue as well as a spot in the WWE Hall of Fame. Mike Hart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Here's why one turkey neck thinks The Crusher was the greatest," 6 June 2019 Wired Tobacco Ban Beverly Hills will ban most tobacco sales by 2021—that’s cigarettes, cigars and even e-cigarettes. Alan Murray, Fortune, "So Much for Fiat Chrysler and Renault: CEO Daily," 6 June 2019 Archival photos show a saloon full of plush blue velvet and fringed cushions, as well as extravagant smoking rooms with cigars and brandy. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Inside the Grand Royal Train That Queen Elizabeth and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Rode to Cheshire," 14 June 2018

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First Known Use of cigar

1730, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cigar

Spanish cigarro

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The first known use of cigar was in 1730

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cigar

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cigar

: a roll of tobacco leaves that is longer and thicker than a cigarette and that is smoked

cigar

noun
ci·​gar | \ si-ˈgär How to pronounce cigar (audio) \

Kids Definition of cigar

: a small roll of tobacco leaf for smoking

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