Definition of hookah in English:

hookah

Line breaks: hoo¦kah
Pronunciation: /ˈhʊkə
 
/

noun

An oriental tobacco pipe with a long, flexible tube which draws the smoke through water contained in a bowl.
More example sentences
  • Men gather there after work to talk, drink dark coffee, and smoke cigarettes or hookahs (water pipes).
  • In urban areas, men enjoy spending their leisure time in teahouses, socializing and smoking the hookah, or water pipe.
  • Shisha is tobacco mixed with molasses and fruit flavors that is smoked in a hookah (water pipe).
Synonyms

Origin

mid 18th century: from Urdu, from Arabic ḥuqqa 'casket, jar'.

Definition of hookah in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day noisome
Pronunciation: ˈnoisəm
adjective
having an extremely offensive smell