1 smoke /ˈsmoʊk/ noun
plural smokes
1 smoke
plural smokes
Learner's definition of SMOKE
[noncount] : the cloud of black, gray, or white gases and dust that is produced by burning something
see also secondhand smoke
[count] informal : a cigarette, cigar, etc. : something that people smoke
[singular] : the act of smoking a cigarette, cigar, etc.

blow smoke

chiefly US, informal
: to lie about something : to say things that are not true in order to fool or impress people

go up in smoke

: to burn up completely
informal : to end or disappear completely

where there's smoke, there's fire

(chiefly US) or there's no smoke without fire
used to say that if people are saying that someone has done something wrong there is usually a good reason for what they are saying
2 smoke /ˈsmoʊk/ verb
smokes; smoked; smoking
2 smoke
smokes; smoked; smoking
Learner's definition of SMOKE
: to suck the smoke from a cigarette, cigar, pipe, etc., into your mouth and lungs and then exhale it
[+ object]
[no object]
see also chain-smoke, smoking
[+ object] : to produce smoke
[+ object] : to use smoke to flavor and preserve (food, such as meat, cheese, or fish) see also smoked
[+ object] US, informal
: to beat (someone or something) completely : defeat
: to hit (a ball) very hard and fast

put/stick that in your pipe and smoke it

see 1pipe

smoke like a chimney

chiefly US, informal
: to smoke a lot of cigarettes, cigars, etc.

smoke out

[phrasal verb]
smoke (someone or something) out or smoke out (someone or something)
: to force (someone or something) to leave a place by filling the place with smoke
often used figuratively
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