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- (General American) IPA(key): /sɪˈɡɑɹ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /sɪˈɡɑː(ɹ)/
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- Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)
cigar (plural cigars)
- A cylinder of tobacco rolled and wrapped with an outer covering of tobacco leaves, intended to be smoked.
- 1907 August, Robert W[illiam] Chambers, chapter III, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326:
- Long after his cigar burnt bitter, he sat with eyes fixed on the blaze. When the flames at last began to flicker and subside, his lids fluttered, then drooped ; but he had lost all reckoning of time when he opened them again to find Miss Erroll in furs and ball-gown kneeling on the hearth […].
- 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 5, in The China Governess:
- A waiter brought his aperitif, which was a small scotch and soda, and as he sipped it gratefully he sighed. ¶ ‘Civilized,’ he said to Mr. Campion. ‘Humanizing.’ […] ‘Cigars and summer days and women in big hats with swansdown face-powder, that's what it reminds me of.’
- (slang) The penis. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
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cigar m (plural cigars)