Definition of hookah
: water pipe 2
Recent Examples of hookah from the Web
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Cleveland man who supplied the pistol his brother used to shoot and kill a former standout college football player outside a hookah bar in 2014 was sentenced Friday to 13 years in prison.
DETROIT — The Michigan Supreme Court is looking at the case of a Detroit-area man who mixes his own tobacco for water pipes known as hookah.
But as the new FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, pointed out: That still leaves 3.9 million smoking, vaping, and hookah-sparking kids out there.
Across the city, Ramadan festivities go on as usual, with restaurants full at sunset when people break their fasts and hookah bars are bustling past midnight as people enjoy their tea.
In a minute or two the Caterpillar took the hookah out of its mouth and yawned once or twice, and shook itself.
A lounge area down the hall, where the Oakleys often entertained, features low couches, a hookah pipe and a vintage stereo with a turntable and blues records by Junior Wells and John Hammond Jr.
But Centers for Disease Control says secondhand smoke from hookahs, favored tobacco smoked through a waterpipe, also poses health risks to nonsmokers.
There is stronger pushback from owners and customers of Rockville’s hookah lounges, which are also covered under the proposal.
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Origin and Etymology of hookah
Arabic ḥuqqa bottle of a water pipe
First Known Use: 1763See Words from the same year
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