Definition of cigar noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

cigar

 noun
noun
NAmE//sɪˈɡɑr//
 
 
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  • a roll of dried tobacco leaves that people smoke, like a cigarette but bigger and without paper around it cigar smoke
  • Idioms
    close, but no cigar(informal)
     
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    used to tell someone that their attempt or guess was almost but not quite successful
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cigar