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Dictionary Definition

smoker

Noun

1 a person who smokes tobacco [syn: tobacco user] [ant: nonsmoker]
2 a party for men only (or one considered suitable for men only) [syn: stag party]
3 a passenger car for passengers who wish to smoke [syn: smoking car, smoking carriage, smoking compartment]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A person who smokes tobacco habitually.
  2. A smoking car on a train
  3. An informal social gathering for men only
  4. A vent in the deep ocean floor from which a plume of superheated seawater, rich in minerals, erupts
  5. An illicit boxing match; see Battle Royal (boxing)
  6. A device that releases smoke intended to distract bees (also more specifically called a bee smoker)
  7. An apparatus for smoking food

Translations

person who smokes tobacco habitually
  • Czech: kuřák, kuřačka
  • French: fumeur, fumeuse
  • Icelandic: reykingamaður
  • Italian: fumatore
  • Russian: курильщик, куряка (colloquial)
  • Polish: palacz, palaczka

Extensive Definition

Smoker is a noun derived from "smoke"/"smoking" and may have the following specialized meanings:

See also

smoker in German: Raucher
A smoker is, by definition, a person who smokes tabacco in a certain period of time. American and Swiss scientists agreed on that. A person who smokes once a week, is NOT a smoker, by definition.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Kaffeeklatsch, Pullman, Pullman car, baggage car, ball, blowout, boxcar, caboose, car, carriage, chair car, chewer, coach, coal car, cocktail party, coffee klatch, costume party, covered waggon, day coach, diner, dinghy, dining car, dinner, dinner party, donation party, drawing room, entertainment, festivity, flat, flatcar, garden party, gondola, hen party, house party, house-raising, housewarming, lawn party, local, luggage van, mail car, mail van, mask, masque, masquerade, masquerade party, palace car, parlor car, party, passenger car, railway car, reefer, refrigerator car, roomette, shindig, shindy, shower, sleeper, smoking car, smoking room, snuff dipper, snuffer, stag, stag party, stockcar, surprise party, tank, tender, tobacco user, truck, van, waggon
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