plural -s
chiefly Australia
: a short rest period (as in the midmorning or midafternoon) for workers engaged especially in manual labor : break

Word History


smoke entry 1 + oh, interjection; from the practice of smoking during rest periods

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“Smoke-oh.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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