Synonyms of 'smoke'
the cloudy mass that rises from something burningThe air was thick with cigarette smoke.
to give off smokeThe rubble was still smoking.
to draw the smoke of (burning tobacco) into the mouth and exhale it againHe didn't argue, he just quietly smoked a cigarette.
puff on, , , ,
to cure (meat, cheese, or fish) by treating with smokeThe fish was being smoked.
See go up in smoke
See smoke something or someone out
As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake – 70th birthday speech]
Copyright © 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
in the sense of fag
a cigaretteA woman on her doorstep asked if he could spare a fag.
in the sense of fume
to be overcome with anger or furyI fumed when these women did not respond.
see red (informal),
crack up (informal),
go ballistic (slang),
champ at the bit (informal),
blow a fuse (slang),
fly off the handle (informal),
get hot under the collar (informal),
go off the deep end (informal),
wig out (slang),
go up the wall (slang),
get steamed up about (slang)
See related content
Video: pronunciation of 'smoke'
Thesaurus for smoke from the Collins English Thesaurus
Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?