smoky

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adjective \ˈsmō-kē\
variants: or less commonly

smokey

Definition of smoky

smokier

;

smokiest

  1. 1 :  emitting smoke especially in large quantities a smoky fireplace

  2. 2a :  having the characteristics of or resembling smoke a smoky hazeb :  suggestive of smoke especially in flavor or odor

  3. 3a :  filled with smoke a smoky roomb :  made dark or black by or as if by smoke

  4. 4 :  having a low throaty quality a smoky voice

smokily

play \ˈsmō-kə-lē\ adverb

smokiness

play \ˈsmō-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of smoky in a sentence

  1. Her dress was a smoky blue.

  2. Her smoky voice drew me in.

  3. She gave him a smoky look.

14th Century

First Known Use of smoky

14th century


SMOKY Defined for English Language Learners

smoky

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adjective \ˈsmō-kē\

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

smoky

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adjective \ˈsmō-kē\

Definition of smoky for Students

smokier

;

smokiest

  1. 1 :  giving off smoke especially in large amounts smoky stoves

  2. 2 :  filled with or darkened by smoke The sky was gray and smoky. — Margo Sorenson, Firewatch

  3. 3 :  having a flavor, taste, or appearance of smoke



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