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Definition of 'smoke'


  1. a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
       Synonyms: fume
  2. a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion; "the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles"
       Synonyms: smoking
  3. an indication of some hidden activity; "with all that smoke there must be a fire somewhere"
  4. something with no concrete substance; "his dreams all turned to smoke"; "it was just smoke and mirrors"
  5. tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder
       Synonyms: roll of tobacco
  6. the act of smoking tobacco or other substances; "he went outside for a smoke"; "smoking stinks"
       Synonyms: smoking
  7. (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity; "he swung late on the fastball"; "he showed batters nothing but smoke"
       Synonyms: fastball heater hummer bullet


  1. inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes; "We never smoked marijuana"; "Do you smoke?"
  2. emit a cloud of fine particles; "The chimney was fuming"
       Synonyms: fume

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