cigarette

noun
ADJECTIVE
lighted, lit, unlit

He accidentally dropped a lighted cigarette on the chair.

half-smoked
illicit

She slipped outside for an illicit cigarette.

hand-rolled, low-tar, unfiltered
clove (AmE), menthol
marijuana
… OF CIGARETTES
pack (esp. AmE), packet (BrE)

She smokes a pack/packet of cigarettes a day.

carton
case
VERB + CIGARETTE
smoke
draw on, pull on, suck on

He pulled on his cigarette and waited for the train.

light
extinguish, put out, stub out

Please extinguish all cigarettes now.

roll

She rolls her own cigarettes.

flick, flick away

The old man flicked his cigarette onto the roadside.

bum

He'd bummed a cigarette from someone.

advertise

Posters advertising cigarettes have to carry government health warnings.

CIGARETTE + VERB
burn

The cigarette burned slowly in the ashtray.

glow

The cigarettes glowed in the dark.

dangle, hang

A cigarette dangled from his lips.

CIGARETTE + NOUN
ash, smoke

the smell of stale cigarette smoke

butt, end (BrE)
case, packet (BrE), pack (esp. AmE)
holder, lighter
smoker
consumption, smoking, use
burn
ad, advertising
company, maker, manufacturer
break

He was sitting on the bench taking a cigarette break.

tax

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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