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1. noun, slang Tobacco that has been prepared for smoking, especially a cigarette. Mind if I bum a smoke off you? I just ran out. I need to stop at the gas station and pick up a pack of smokes.
2. noun, slang An act or instance of smoking tobacco. I'm going outside for a smoke. You want to come?
3. verb, slang To smoke tobacco. Please don't smoke in your bedroom. It stinks up the whole house!
4. verb, slang To be a habitual user of smoking products, such as tobacco or marijuana. I smoked for five years, but I finally managed to quit. A: "Want a cigarette?" B: "No thanks, I don't smoke." I smoked a lot during college, but weed just makes me feel lethargic and stupid these days.
5. verb, slang To move or proceed extremely fast. The car went smoking by, with the sound of police sirens not far behind it.
6. verb, slang To perform extremely well, especially with a lot of energy or enthusiasm. The band has been absolutely smoking for the last two hours. People in the club are going crazy for them! They looked a little sluggish in the first half of the game, but the team is positively smoking now.
7. verb, slang To kill someone, especially with a gun. Go smoke that fool before he talks to the police.
8. verb, slang To defeat someone thoroughly and decisively. We all thought it would be a close game, but the home team totally smoked their cross-town rivals.
9. verb, vulgar slang To perform oral sex on (a male).
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
1. n. a tobacco cigarette; a pipe of tobacco; a cigar. I think I’ll have a smoke now.
2. n. the act of smoking anything smokable, including drugs. I need a smoke—of anything. I’m going to stop here for a smoke.
3. n. methyl alcohol; bad liquor; any liquor. They call it smoke because when you mix it with water and shake it, it’s cloudy.
4. n. exaggeration; deception. (see also blow smoke, smoke and mirrors.) If the smoke is too obvious, they’ll just get suspicious.
5. tv. to annihilate someone; to shoot someone. (Underworld.) Rocko tried time and time again to smoke Marlowe, always without success.
6. tv. to beat someone in a contest; to outrun, outdistance, or outplay someone. Jill smoked Dave in the bicycle race.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
- a smoke-filled room
- blow smoke
- chain smoke
- end in smoke
- go up in flames
- go up in smoke
- holy cow
- holy smoke(s)
- in a smoke-filled room
- jet from (something)
- no smoke without fire
- no smoke without fire, there's
- no smoke, no fire
- put that in your pipe and smoke it
- Put that in your pipe and smoke it!
- put up a smoke screen
- smoke (someone or something) out of (some place)
- smoke and mirrors
- smoke both ends of the cigar
- smoke eater
- smoke like a chimney
- smoke like a chimney, to
- smoke out
- smoke out of
- smoke pole
- smoke show
- smoke signals
- smoke someone/something out, to
- smoke the peace pipe (with someone)
- smoke up
- smoke-filled room
- stick that in your pipe and smoke it
- the big smoke
- there's no smoke without fire
- throw smoke
- watch (one's) smoke
- watch my dust
- watch someone's smoke
- where there's smoke there's fire
- where there's smoke, there's fire