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toke

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Pronunciation: /təʊk
 
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informal

Definition of toke in English:

noun

A pull on a cigarette or pipe, typically one containing cannabis.
Example sentences
  • The last thing she did before she pulled down the bag was take one last toke on the cigarette.
  • That's why the US Supreme Court won't risk the health of dying cancer patients with a few tokes of physician-prescribed pot.
  • Around our way its always the baseball capped teenagers who blatantly smoke it in the street and also don't find much time between tokes for schooling.

verb

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Smoke cannabis or tobacco: he muses while toking on a cigarette [with object]: we toke some grass
More example sentences
  • Probe for the source of this stifled mirth, and you'll find out that on April 20th many spend the day toking, smoking, sparking it, getting blunted, and taking a few to the head.
  • As the sketch began, we were treated to the sight of various middle-management types snorting lines of cocaine, toking on joints and shooting up smack.
  • I grabbed a spliff and we all started toking on it.

Origin

1950s: of unknown origin.

Derivatives

toker

1
noun
Example sentences
  • If he has his way, Friday night tokers will no longer be fired for failing Monday morning drug tests.
  • To unite not just these two tabloids but also the crusty old broadsheet behind the tokers and dope smokers of Britain was an astonishing achievement.
  • And it's not just pot-focused publications that have remarked on Vancouver's popularity as a haven for tokers.

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