Definition of smog in English:

smog

Syllabification: smog
Pronunciation: /smäɡ
 
, smôɡ
 
/

noun

Fog or haze combined with smoke and other atmospheric pollutants.
More example sentences
  • If there is a quantity of smoke or other airborne pollutant particles present, it is known as smog.
  • Lavanya cannot believe our clear atmosphere after London smog and fog, the huge horizon and the sunsets.
  • The clouds of smog and smoke did block out a good bit of the sun, meaning it shouldn't be too hot for travel.
Synonyms
fog, haze; fumes, smoke, pollution

Origin

early 20th century: blend of smoke and fog1.

Derivatives

smoggy

adjective
More example sentences
  • In a week or so,. New York's climate will lurch into summer gear: 95 degrees and up, humid, and smoggy.
  • The whole L.A. Basin was smoggy or hazy today, and my lungs hurt.
  • Observe fire ordinances and don't use your firepit on no-burn days or when it's smoggy or windy.

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