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

Recent Examples on the Web In 1894, Henry entered a cafe in Paris, ordered two beers, got up to leave, removed a bomb from his overcoat pocket, lit the fuse with his cigar and tossed it toward the 350 patrons. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, 12 June 2022 In 1894, Henry entered a cafe in Paris, ordered two beers, got up to leave, removed a bomb from his overcoat pocket, lit the fuse with his cigar and tossed it toward the 350 patrons. New York Times, 11 June 2022 Since 1934, people could often be seen walking out of Sullivan’s smoker's shop in Cudahy with a cigar in their mouth. Erik S. Hanley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 29 Apr. 2022 But drawing any equivalence between rioters storming our Capitol to prevent the counting of electoral ballots and a cigar-chomping toy dog is a shameful and grotesque insult to the memory of everyone who died. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, 21 June 2022 As the smell of cigar smoke, champagne, and beer wafted through TD Garden after the Warriors claimed the NBA title with a Game 6 win over the Celtics on Thursday night, Marcus Smart vowed to take some lessons from the defeat. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 18 June 2022 Jones orchestrated a one-on-one contest between the two, bringing in Celtics legends like cigar-chomping Red Auerbach, John Havlicek and Dave Cowens to watch. Bryce Millercolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 June 2022 In a pivotal role, Malcolm McDowell does a nice-ugly job as Laughlin, the cigar-chomping neighborhood boss who exerts a smooth, if treacherous, paternalism. Lisa Kennedy, Variety, 8 June 2022 As players completed interviews in a quiet room in the bowels of TD Garden, the cigar smoke from the Warriors’ celebration wafted in. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 17 June 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

14 Jul 2022

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“Cigar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cigar. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for cigar

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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