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cheroot Syllabification: che·root
Pronunciation: /SHəˈro͞ot/

Definition of cheroot in English:


A cigar with both ends open and untapered.
Example sentences
  • Cigars, cheroots and cigarillos of tobacco or tobacco substitutes which have been exempt so far shall attract 16% CENVAT.
  • I recall taking second looks as I watched women smoking cigars and cheroots in café's and restaurants, something I'd never seen before but something I'm sure Mary has come across.
  • He preferred to watch, unobserved, the street life of the city from a hole in his prison wall, than to smoke cheroots and talk politics with his fellow prisoners.


Late 17th century: from French cheroute, from Tamil curuṭṭu 'roll of tobacco'.

Words that rhyme with cheroot

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