Definition of secondhand smoke in English:

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secondhand smoke


North American
Smoke inhaled involuntarily from tobacco being smoked by others.
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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Syllabification: sec·ond·hand smoke

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