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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] (informal)
    to vanish in a puff of smoke
    disparaître dans un nuage de fumée
  • 3
    [informal]
    the smoke
    la ville
    the big Smoke (British English)

transitive verb

  • 1 (use)
    (cigarette, pipe, marijuana)
  • 2 (Culinary)
    (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)

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!

[informal]
to smoke like a chimney

fumer comme un pompier

Phrasal verbs

smoke out

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

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