Definition of smoko in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsməʊkəʊ
(also smoke-ho)

noun (plural smokos)

Australian /NZ informal
  • A rest from work for a smoke; a tea break.
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    • It was supposed to be working, but the construction team was on a smoko and it was resting.
    • Ten years ago you used to have awards that specified smokos - you know, start, smoko, morning tea, lunch, afternoon smoko, finish.
    • Peter Costello said that it's time they traded away lunch breaks, time they traded away smokos, time they traded away coffee breaks.

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