Definition of tobacconist
: a dealer in tobacco especially at retail
Examples of tobacconist in a Sentence
He bought some cigars at the tobacconist's.
Origin and Etymology of tobacconist
irregular from tobacco + -ist
First Known Use: 1657
TOBACCONIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tobacconist for English Language Learners
: a person who sells tobacco and tobacco products (such as cigarettes)
: a store where tobacco and tobacco products are sold
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