spliff

noun
\ ˈsplif How to pronounce spliff (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Also known as doobie, fatty, J, bone, cone or a spliff, and mixed with tobacco Kief: The leftover residue when the flower is separated from the cannabis plant. Kathleen Gray, Detroit Free Press, "29 words to know if you're interested in buying legal pot," 3 Dec. 2019 Finicky treatments make psychedelics trickier to scale than cannabis, which can be self-administered in spliffs, cakes and other forms. The Economist, "Investors hope psychedelics are the new cannabis. Are they high?," 17 Oct. 2019 Nevermind that Musk was careful to note, post-spliff, that marijuana is lousy for productivity, and that nothing, nothing, nothing matters more to Elon Musk than productivity. Devin Gordon, The Atlantic, "I Tried to Live Like Joe Rogan," 19 Aug. 2019 Coffee house menus in Amsterdam are dominated by what Americans call spliffs, or joints rolled with marijuana and tobacco. Dan Adams, BostonGlobe.com, "Lessons from Amsterdam: Dutch-style coffeeshops in Massachusetts? No thanks," 10 June 2019 Later, a spliff-smoking Rasta bicyclist rides by, hears calls for help, and blows a huge hit of smoke into the air holes. Ed Symkus, BostonGlobe.com, "Pot’s legal in Massachusetts, so celebrate with some stoner flicks.," 28 June 2018 Indeed, even the most ardent spliff-and-lift advocates admit that the practice isn’t for everyone. Dugan Arnett, BostonGlobe.com, "Forget protein shakes. The newest workout supplement? Marijuana.," 27 May 2018 On one occasion Tom Junior and his friends were smoking a spliff in the sitting room while Meghan was in the nursery crying. Lauren Collins, The New Yorker, "Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, and Royal Romance," 11 May 2018 The rows of colorful Victorian homes in Haight-Ashbury and the golden dusks that burn on the horizon in the Sunset District form an ideal backdrop to the screeching chaos of woolly dudes in Dickies smoking spliffs and flying down the streets. Noah Johnson, GQ, "Meet GX1000, the Fastest, Most Fearless Crew in Skateboarding," 4 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of spliff

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Spliff.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spliff. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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spliff

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English Language Learners Definition of spliff

British slang : a marijuana cigarette

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