Definition of smoking noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsməʊkɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsmoʊkɪŋ//
[uncountable] Addiction
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the activity or habit of smoking cigarettes, etc. No Smoking (= for example, on a notice) Would you like smoking or non-smoking? (= for example, in a restaurant) Smoking is not allowed in this theatre. He's trying to give up smoking. compare non-smoking See related entries: AddictionExtra examples I’m trying to give up smoking. The campaign aims to reduce teen smoking. The company has a strict no smoking policy. The doctor advised me to cut down on smoking and alcohol. a study of the harmful effects of smoking the dangers of passive smoking
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: smoking