Share this entry
electronic cigarette Line breaks: elec|tron¦ic cig¦ar|ette

Definition of electronic cigarette in English:


A cigarette-shaped device containing a nicotine-based liquid that is vaporized and inhaled, used to simulate the experience of smoking tobacco: more smokers are turning to electronic cigarettes to help them quit smoking
More example sentences
  • He then slyly slithered an electronic cigarette out from his pocket in an attempt to skirt Ontario's anti-smoking laws, which health officials warned the chain-smoker about earlier.
  • Activated when the smoker sucks on the end, the electronic cigarette glows at the tip, produces harmless theatrical smoke and conveys nicotine from a reloadable cartridge to the smoker's lungs.
  • The USB version of the electronic cigarette provides inhaled doses of vaporized nicotine, so smokers can puff away without all the harmful effects to secondhand smokers.
Definition of electronic cigarette in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources