cigar

noun ci·gar \ si-ˈgär \

Definition of cigar

:a small roll of tobacco leaf for smoking

Recent Examples of cigar from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'cigar.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

Origin and Etymology of cigar

Spanish cigarro


CIGAR Defined for English Language Learners

cigar

noun

Definition of cigar for English Language Learners

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


CIGAR Defined for Kids

cigar

noun ci·gar \ si-ˈgär \

Definition of cigar for Students

:a small roll of tobacco leaf for smoking


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up cigar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

spoken rather than written

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one-green-toy-robot-amidst-many-red-toy-robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!