Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking

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Synonyms of Cigarette

butt, cigaret, coffin nail, fag

Origin of the word Cigarette

  1. 1835, Amer.Eng., from Fr. cigarette, dim. of cigare "cigar." Sp. form cigarito, -ita was also popular mid-19c. Slang short form cig attested from c.1889. more

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