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  ( cigarettes    plural  ) Cigarettes are small tubes of paper containing tobacco which people smoke.      n-count  
He went out to buy a packet of cigarettes.     


cigarette butt        ( cigarette butts    plural  )
in BRIT, also use cigarette end      A cigarette butt or a cigarette end is the part of a cigarette that you throw away when you have finished smoking it.      n-count   (=butt, stub)  
cigarette holder        ( cigarette holders    plural  ) , cigarette-holder   A cigarette holder is a narrow tube that you can put a cigarette into in order to hold it while you smoke it.      n-count  
cigarette lighter        ( cigarette lighters    plural  ) A cigarette lighter is a device which produces a small flame when you press a switch and which you use to light a cigarette or cigar.      n-count  
(=lighter)  
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v.
borrow a cigarette
[UK] Ex: Can I bum a fag ?
v.
inhale and exhale the vapour produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device
Ex.: Quite a lot of smokers got into the habit of vaping what they regard as a less harmful alternative to smoking and sometimes as a way to help them cut down or even quit.
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