tobacconist

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noun to·bac·co·nist \tə-ˈba-kə-nist\

Definition of tobacconist

  1. :  a dealer in tobacco especially at retail

Examples of tobacconist in a sentence

  1. 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

tobacconist

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noun to·bac·co·nist \tə-ˈba-kə-nist\

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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