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smoking

Definitions of smoking
  1. noun
    the act of smoking tobacco or other substances
    smoking stinks”
    synonyms: smoke
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    types:
    puffing
    blowing tobacco smoke out into the air
    type of:
    breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation
    the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
  2. noun
    a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    synonyms: smoke
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    type of:
    evaporation, vapor, vaporisation, vaporization, vapour
    the process of becoming a vapor
  3. adjective
    emitting smoke in great volume
    “a smoking fireplace”
    Synonyms:
    smoky
    marked by or emitting or filled with smoke
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