Definition of smoky
1 : emitting smoke especially in large quantities a smoky fireplace
2a : having the characteristics of or resembling smoke a smoky hazeb : suggestive of smoke especially in flavor or odor
3a : filled with smoke a smoky roomb : made dark or black by or as if by smoke
4 : having a low throaty quality a smoky voice
smokilyplay \-kə-lē\ adverb
smokinessplay \-kē-nəs\ noun
Examples of smoky in a sentence
Her dress was a smoky blue.
Her smoky voice drew me in.
She gave him a smoky look.
First Known Use of smoky
SMOKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of smoky for English Language Learners
: filled with smoke
: having a flavor, taste, or appearance of smoke
: very attractive or sexy
SMOKY Defined for Kids
Definition of smoky for Students
1 : giving off smoke especially in large amounts smoky stoves
2 : filled with or darkened by smoke The sky was gray and smoky. — Margo Sorenson, Firewatch
3 : having a flavor, taste, or appearance of smoke
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