The involuntary inhaling of smoke from other people’s cigarettes, cigars, or pipes: children are more susceptible to the effects of passive smoking
More example sentences
- The act of breathing in this secondary smoke is called passive smoking.
- Before the 1990s, awareness of the danger of passive smoking was lower and smokers smoked freely at home.
- Even if they benefit smokers, such cigarettes would not prevent passive smoking.
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Syllabification: pas·sive smok·ing
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