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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English smokynge, smokiende, from Old English smociende (smoking), from Proto-Germanic *smukōndz (emitting smoke, smoking), equivalent to smoke +‎ -ing.

VerbEdit

smoking

  1. present participle of smoke

AdjectiveEdit

smoking (comparative more smoking, superlative most smoking)

  1. Giving off smoke.
  2. (slang) Sexually attractive, usually referring to a woman.
    That woman is smoking!
  3. (slang) Showing great skill or talent.
    The band put on a smoking performance.
Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English smokyng, smokynge, equivalent to smoke +‎ -ing.

NounEdit

smoking (countable and uncountable, plural smokings)

  1. The act or process of emitting smoke.
  2. The burning and inhalation of tobacco.
    Smoking can lead to lung cancer.
    • 2012, Montgomery J. Granger, Saving Grace at Guantanamo Bay: A Memoir of a Citizen Warrior
      He had the loudest voice of any drill sergeant, and seemed to enjoy the group smokings as well as the individual smokings.
  3. (by extension) The burning and inhalation of other substances, e.g. marijuana.
  4. The act of exposing (something) to smoke; (by extension) the process by which foods are cured or flavoured by smoke
  5. (slang, obsolete) A bantering; teasing; mockery.
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

CzechEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French smoking, pseudo-anglicism, from English smoking jacket.

NounEdit

smoking m

  1. dinner jacket, tuxedo

DeclensionEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French smoking, pseudo-anglicism, from English smoking jacket.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /smoːkenɡ/, [ˈsmoːkʰeŋ], /smovkenɡ/, [ˈsmɔwkʰeŋ]

NounEdit

smoking c (singular definite smokingen, plural indefinite smokinger)

  1. black tie, dinner jacket, tuxedo

InflectionEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English smoking jacket, pseudo-anglicism.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

smoking m (plural smokings)

  1. tuxedo, dinner jacket

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French smoking, pseudo-anglicism, from English smoking jacket.

NounEdit

smoking m (invariable)

  1. tuxedo, dinner jacket

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English smoking jacket

NounEdit

smoking m (definite singular smokingen, indefinite plural smokinger, definite plural smokingene)

  1. tuxedo

Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English smoking jacket

NounEdit

smoking m (definite singular smokingen, indefinite plural smokingar, definite plural smokingane)

  1. tuxedo

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French smoking, pseudo-anglicism, from English smoking jacket.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

smoking m inan

  1. tuxedo, dinner jacket

DeclensionEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French smoking, pseudo-anglicism, from English smoking jacket.

NounEdit

smoking m (plural smokings)

  1. tuxedo (formal suit)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French smoking, from English smoking jacket.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /smǒkinɡ/
  • Hyphenation: smo‧king

NounEdit

smòking m (Cyrillic spelling смо̀кинг)

  1. tuxedo, dinner jacket

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French smoking, pseudo-anglicism, from English smoking jacket.

NounEdit

smoking m (plural smoking)

  1. Obsolete spelling of esmoquin