Definition of secondhand smoke in English:

secondhand smoke

Syllabification: sec·ond·hand smoke

noun

North American
  • Smoke inhaled involuntarily from tobacco being smoked by others.
    More example sentences
    • Does second-hand smoke cause ‘no added risk’ to people living or working with smokers?
    • Once I got used to the second-hand smoke, Arto made the trip that much more enjoyable.
    • And society has a duty to them, their families and those who breathe in their second-hand smoke, to help them quit.

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