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EtymologyEdit

From smoke +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsmoʊkɚ/
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  • Rhymes: -əʊkə(r)

NounEdit

smoker (plural smokers)

  1. A person who smokes tobacco habitually.
  2. A smoking car on a train.
  3. (informal, dated) An informal social gathering for men only, at which smoking tobacco is allowed.
    • Strand Magazine
      That evening A Company had a "smoker" in one of the disused huts of Shorncliffe Camp.
  4. (informal, dated, Britain, Cambridge University) A social event featuring sketches, songs, etc., whether or not smoking is carried out.
  5. A vent in the deep ocean floor from which a plume of superheated seawater, rich in minerals, erupts.
  6. (slang) An illicit boxing match; see Wikipedia:Battle Royal (boxing).
  7. A device that releases smoke intended to distract bees; a bee smoker.
  8. A person or an apparatus that smokes food.
  9. (slang) A two-stroke engine.
  10. (slang, by extension) Any vehicle with a two-stroke engine, especially a motorcycle, as opposed to a four-stroke motorcycle or stroker.
  11. (baseball, informal) A fastball.

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