smoke out

verb
smoked out; smoking out; smokes out

Definition of smoke out

transitive verb

1 : to drive out by or as if by smoke
2 : to cause to be made public

First Known Use of smoke out

1593, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Smoke out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smoke%20out. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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