- (organic chemistry) An alkaloid (C10H14N2), commonly occurring in the tobacco plant. In small doses it is a habit-forming stimulant; in larger doses it is toxic and is often used in insecticides.
- (figuratively) tobacco, cigarettes
- He is addicted to nicotine.
addictive alkaloid derived from tobacco
nicotine f (uncountable)
- nicotine (alkaloid)
- “nicotine” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).