smokeless tobacco

noun
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of smokeless tobacco

:pulverized or shredded tobacco chewed or placed between cheek and gum :snuff

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First Known Use of smokeless tobacco

1899


SMOKELESS TOBACCO Defined for English Language Learners

smokeless tobacco

noun

Definition of smokeless tobacco for English Language Learners

  • : tobacco that is placed in the mouth between the cheek and the gum instead of being smoked


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