smoke

US /smoʊk/

UK /sməʊk/

B1

verb

  • To give off a cloud of grey gas from burning
  • To add a taste to food by putting it near a fire
  • To breathe in through a cigarette, etc.

noun

  • Grey gas from fires and cigarettes
  • Fog of air coming from e.g. a cigarette, fire

Examples

When the smoke cleared we saw the extent of the damage.

The public bar was thick with stale tobacco smoke.