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smoke
British English: /sməʊk/
American English: /smoʊk/

Translation of smoke in French:

noun

  • 1 (fumes) full of tobacco smoke
    plein de fumée de tabac
    a cloud/a wisp of smoke
    un nuage/une volute de fumée
    to go up in smoke [informal]
    [figurative]
    tomber à l'eau [informal]
    to vanish in a puff of smoke
    disparaître dans un nuage de fumée
  • 2 [informal] (cigarette)
    clope (f) [informal]
    to have a smoke she went out for a quick smoke
    elle est sortie pour fumer
    elle est sortie pour en fumer une [informal]
  • 3 [informal]the smoke
    la ville
    the big Smoke (British English)

transitive verb

  • 1 (use)
    fumer (cigarette, pipe, marijuana)
  • 2 (Culinary)
    fumer (fish, meat)

intransitive verb

  • 1 (use tobacco, substances) when did you start smoking?
    quand est-ce que tu as commencé à fumer?
  • 2 (be smoky)
    (fire, lamp, fuel)
    fumer

also: smoked past participle adjective

Idioms

there's no smoke without fire where there's smoke there's fire

stick that in your pipe and smoke it!

si ça ne te plaît pas c'est le même prix!

to smoke like a chimney

[informal]
fumer comme un pompier [informal]

Phrasal verbs

smoke out

1 smoke [something] out, smoke out [something]
enfumer (animal)
2 smoke [somebody] out, smoke out [somebody] [literal]
déloger quelqu'un en l'enfumant (fugitive, sniper)
[figurative]
débusquer (traitor, culprit)
3 smoke [something] out
enfumer (room, house)
you'll smoke the place out!
tu vas enfumer toute la pièce!

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