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Definition of 'smoky'

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Example sentences containing 'smoky'

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Try to avoid smoking or going into smoky atmospheres. Martlew, Gillian & Silver, Shelley Stay Well This Winter (1989)You can taste it in that piquant and smoky flavour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Apply on the lower lash line and blend out with a smoky grey or lilac powder. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The slightly smoky note from oak fermentation complements the haddock. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Try to avoid smoking and smoky atmospheres. Martlew, Gillian & Silver, Shelley Stay Well This Winter (1989)We like their hot and smoky flavour best. The Sun (2013)It is vital to avoid smoky atmospheres. The Sun (2006)The smoky flavour adds a subtle but beautiful twist to this delicious dish. The Sun (2015)He should avoid triggers such as temperature change and smoky atmospheres. The Sun (2016)The cumin gave them a light crusty finish and gentle smoky flavour. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Avoid smoky places and atmospheres as well as situations in which you would normally smoke. Westcott, Patsy Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)She is especially known for her way with kohl and being able to give anyone a flattering smoky eye. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Make-up is all about smoky eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The result is dark and smoky, with a subtle shimmer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her voice is a smoky drawl, the mouth a purple scar. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Choose a rich colour for your shadow, like a smoky grey or deep purple. The Sun (2010)Don't be scared of wearing thick mascara and dark smoky eyeshadow during the day. The Sun (2012)A smoky dark contour in the crease adds personality and gives a finished look. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The heavy smoky air hung about her bedroom, which occupied the long narrow projection at the back of the house. Elizabeth Gaskell North and South (1855)Eye shadow: sparkly, smoky grey applied close to the top lashes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Where you might have heard it: dark, smoky bars selling cheap vermouth. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There's no law against a smoky eye in spring, either. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The air smells smoky, charred, and in some areas a pungent smell persists that nobody can identify. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The advertisement, which has been lampooned mercilessly, shows her speaking in a soft voice against a smoky grey background and tinkling piano music. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

Synonyms of 'smoky'

thick, murky, hazy, reeky
grey, dark grey, slate-grey, dark
black, grey, grimy, sooty

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Translations for 'smoky'

British English: smoky ADJECTIVE
A place that is smoky has a lot of smoke in the air.
His main problem was the extremely smoky atmosphere at work.
  • American English: smoky
  • Brazilian Portuguese: enfumaçado
  • Chinese: 烟雾弥漫的
  • European Spanish: con humo
  • French: enfumé
  • German: verraucht
  • Italian: fumoso
  • Japanese: 煙たい
  • Korean: 연기가 자욱한
  • European Portuguese: enfumaçado
  • Spanish: con humo

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