smoke

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsməʊk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/smoʊk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(smōk)


Inflections of 'smoke' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
smokes
v 3rd person singular
smoking
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
smoked
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
smoked
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

smoke

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [yellow, heavy, thick, industrial] smoke
  2. [chimney, bonfire, fire] smoke
  3. [cigar, cigarette, tobacco] smoke
  4. [have, go for, need] a (quick) smoke
  5. have you got a smoke?
  6. am [dying, gagging, busting] for a smoke
  7. buy your own smokes!
  8. slang: can I bum a smoke (off you)?
  9. the [business, plan, company, economy] went up in smoke
  10. (can) smell smoke (coming from)
  11. his [car, shirt] smells like smoke
  12. smoke from the [flames, grill, oven, barbecue]
  13. there's no smoke without fire
  14. their [words, promises, plans] were just smoke
  15. he's just blowing smoke
  16. vulgar: are you (just) blowing smoke up my ass?
  17. UK: the [family, graduate] moved to the Big Smoke
n as adj
  1. blow smoke rings
  2. [use, send] smoke signals
  3. a smoke [alarm, detector, allergy, machine]
v
  1. smoke a [cigarette, cigar, joint]
  2. was smoking a [cigarette]
  3. smokes [twenty, two packs] a day
  4. smokes [weed, tobacco]
  5. smoke too much
  6. do you mind if I smoke?
  7. I don't smoke
  8. too [young, ill, thirsty] to smoke
  9. the [house, building] is smoking
  10. smoked in [silence, contemplation]
  11. smoke a [ham, roast]
  12. smoke with [applewood, cedar, hickory]
  13. smoke and [cure, salt]
  14. smoke a [room, house, building] for [insects, roaches]
  15. smoke out a [criminal, gang]
  16. (try to) smoke them out
  17. smoked him in the [game, match, competition]
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