Share this entry

Share this page


Syllabification: cig·a·ril·lo
Pronunciation: /ˌsiɡəˈrilō, -ˈrē(y)ō

Definition of cigarillo in English:

noun (plural cigarillos)

A small cigar.
Example sentences
  • Citing competitive reasons, Mann declined to say whether the company makes more large cigars or cigarillos.
  • The excise duty for cigars and cigarillos will be decreased.
  • The displays will be limited to cigarettes and cigarillos.


mid 19th century: from Spanish, diminutive of cigarro (see cigar).

Definition of cigarillo in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day verbose
Pronunciation: vəːˈbəʊs
using more words than are needed…