Translation of smoke in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable/no numerable 1.1 (from fire) humo (masculine) the smoke-filled room la habitación llena or cargada de humo to go up in smoke [hopes] esfumarse, desvanecerse* [ambitions/plans] quedar en agua de borrajas [books/papers] quemarse there's no smoke without fire, where there's smoke there's fire cuando el río suena … (piedras lleva or agua lleva or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) agua trae or (Chile) piedras trae), donde hay humo hay fuego (before noun/delante del nombre) smoke blue azul (masculine) grisáceo smoke gray gris (masculine) humoExample sentences1.2 (London) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] [dated/anticuado] the Smoke Londres
- Choking acrid smoke from the burning building engulfed nearby streets and flames could be seen leaping high into the sky.
- When Mr Glister opened the back door to the club he was met by intense heat and thick smoke from his burning car.
- He said the large volume of smoke was caused by burning tar.
- 2 2.1 countable/numerable (cigarette) [colloquial/familiar] cigarrillo (masculine), pitillo (masculine), pucho (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar] 2.2 (act) (no plural/sin plural) to have a smoke fumarse un cigarrillo I must have a smoke me muero por fumarme un cigarrilloExample sentences2.3 uncountable/no numerable (marijuana) [slang/argot] maría (feminine) [slang/argot], hierba (feminine) [slang/argot], mota (feminine) (Central America/América Central) (Mexico/México) [slang/argot]
- Plus, when he went outside the apartment to take a quick smoke, he just looked like those fathers on the 50's sitcoms.
- He says that he'd like one of his cigarettes for a smoke, then runs and smashes his hand through the window and gets a carton.
- Although I was trying to quit smoking, the beer gave me a bad craving and when Mike went for a smoke, I followed and asked to bum one.
- Chandler pulled out his pack of cigarettes and lit his smoke, after leaning me against the building so I didn't fall over.
- I heard a voice say hey youngfella, have you got a smoke. I gave him one and we start talking. I ask him how long he has been here.
- "I came to smoke and talk with my cousin," said Slim Coyote, "so give me a smoke while I'm waiting. He won't mind, he's my cousin."
- Expect quiet here today, as I'm off to The Smoke for the day.
- As you know I had high hopes for this trip to the Smoke.
- Apparently you can get an illegal handgun down in the Smoke for as little as 2-300.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1 [person] fumar do you smoke? ¿fumas? do you mind if I smoke? ¿te molesta que fume or si fumo?
- 2 (give off smoke) echar humo, humear the fire was still smoking todavía salía humo de la hoguera, la hoguera todavía humeaba the chimney was smoking in the distance se veía a lo lejos el humo de la chimenea that wood is smoking badly esa madera echa mucho humo
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 [cigarettes/tobacco] fumar I smoke ten a day (me) fumo diez al día he smokes a pipe fuma en pipa do you mind if I smoke my pipe? ¿te molesta si enciendo or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) prendo la pipa?
- 2 (cure) [fish/meat/cheese] ahumar*
smoke outverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 (flush out) [animal/person] hacer* salir ([ ahumando su guarida etc ]); [dissident/mole] poner* al descubierto 1.2 (fill with smoke) (British English/inglés británico) smoke up
smoke upverb + adverb + object, verb + object + adverb/verbo + adverbio + complemento, verbo + complemento + adverbio (American English/inglés norteamericano) [beehive] ahumar*; [room/house] llenar de humo, ahumar*
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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.