smoking
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈsməʊkɪŋ/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈsmoʊkɪŋ/
Verb
  1. present participle of smoke#English|smoke
Adjective

smoking

  1. Giving off smoke.
  2. (slang) Sexually attractive, usually referring to a woman.
    That woman is smoking!
  3. (slang) Showing great skill or talent.
    The band put on a smoking performance.
Translations
  • Portuguese: esfumaçante
  • Russian: дымящий
  • Spanish: humeante
Translations
  • Portuguese: gostoso
  • Russian: привлека́тельный
Noun

smoking

  1. The act or process of emitting smoke.
  2. The burning and inhalation of tobacco.
    Smoking can lead to lung cancer.
    • 2012, Montgomery J. Granger, Saving Grace at Guantanamo Bay: A Memoir of a Citizen Warrior
      He had the loudest voice of any drill sergeant, and seemed to enjoy the group smokings as well as the individual smokings.
  3. (by extension) The burning and inhalation of other substances, e.g. marijuana.
  4. The act of exposing (something) to smoke; (by extension) the process by which foods are cured or flavoured by smoke
  5. (slang, obsolete) A bantering; teasing; mockery.
Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: esfumaçamento



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