smok·​er | \ ˈsmō-kər How to pronounce smoker (audio) \

Definition of smoker

1 : one that smokes
2 : a railroad car or compartment in which smoking is allowed
3 : an informal social gathering for men

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But in some cases, those making below $50,000, and people of color, were more likely to have had some preventive care screenings, such as chest X-rays for smokers, screenings for depression, and interventions from doctors regarding their weight., "Costs And Access Still Barriers To Health Care, Survey Finds," 6 June 2018 Try smoking eggplant, carrots, mushrooms, or tofu in your smoker. Jenné Claiborne, SELF, "6 Genius Cooking Tricks From a Vegan Soul Food Chef," 14 Feb. 2018 Pitts runs a side gig, The Bar-B-Que Brothers, and offered up his smoker. Shonda Talerico Dudlicek, Lake County News-Sun, "Sammie's has the ribs you require," 17 Jan. 2018 The agency is publishing an advanced notice of proposed rule-making seeking public comment on the role that flavors in tobacco products play in attracting youth, as well as in helping smokers switch to potentially less harmful alternatives. Meg Tirrell And Angelica Lavito, USA TODAY, "FDA considers restricting menthol and other flavors from tobacco products," 20 Mar. 2018 For kids whose parents smoked in front them, the risk of heart disease was four-times higher than that of non-smokers. Leada Gore,, "Alabama moves closer to banning smoking in cars around children: Here's why," 2 Feb. 2018 Myers noted that the panel was deeply skeptical that smokers would switch completely to IQOS. Melissa Healy,, "Philip Morris' smoking device may be safer than cigarettes, but FDA panel says it's not safe enough to sell in the U.S.," 26 Jan. 2018 An online community of pot smokers, is there any other kind? Has created an anti-litter initiative with this super goal of cleaning up their favorite outdoor smoke spots. Fox News, "Gutfeld: The more you damn Donald Trump, the better he gets," 12 Aug. 2018 The changes in behavior are reflected in the declining number of younger smokers. Elena Berton, USA TODAY, "The French still love their cigarettes. But the once chic image is going up in smoke," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of smoker

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of smoker

: a person who smokes cigarettes, cigars, etc.
: a piece of equipment used for smoking foods


smok·​er | \ ˈsmō-kər How to pronounce smoker (audio) \

Medical Definition of smoker

: a person who smokes habitually

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