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smokeeasy Syllabification: smoke·eas·y
Pronunciation: /ˈsmōkˌēzē/

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Definition of smokeeasy in English:

noun (plural smokeeasies)

A private club, bar, or other place where smokers gather to avoid anti-smoking laws: after work we sometimes light up at a smokeeasy in the neighborhood

Origin

Late 20th century: on the pattern of speakeasy.

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