cigarette

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noun cig·a·rette \ˌsi-gə-ˈret, ˈsi-gə-ˌ\
variants: or less commonly

cigaret

Definition of cigarette

  1. :  a slender roll of cut tobacco enclosed in paper and meant to be smoked; also :  a similar roll of another substance (such as marijuana)

Origin and Etymology of cigarette

French cigarette, diminutive of cigare cigar, from Spanish cigarro


First Known Use: 1832



CIGARETTE Defined for English Language Learners

cigarette

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noun cig·a·rette \ˌsi-gə-ˈret, ˈsi-gə-ˌ\

Definition of cigarette for English Language Learners

  • : a small roll of paper that is filled with cut tobacco and smoked


CIGARETTE Defined for Kids

cigarette

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noun cig·a·rette \ˌsi-gə-ˈret\

Definition of cigarette for Students

  1. :  a small roll of cut tobacco wrapped in paper for smoking



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