cigarette butt

cigarette butts
N-COUNT
A cigarette butt or a cigarette end is the part of a cigarette that you throw away when you have finished smoking it.
Syn:
butt, stub
(in BRIT, also use cigarette end)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • cigarette end — or cigarette butt noun The unsmoked remnant of a cigarette • • • Main Entry: ↑cigar * * * cigaˈrette end [cigarette end cigarette ends] (BrE) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • butt — I. /bʌt / (say but) noun 1. the end or extremity of anything, especially the thicker, larger, or blunt end, as of a rifle, fishing rod, whip handle, arrow, log, etc. 2. an end which is not used up: a cigarette butt. 3. Colloquial the buttocks;… …   Australian English dictionary

  • butt — [bat] 1. n. the buttocks. (Potentially offensive, although heard almost everywhere.) □ She fell right on her butt. □ The doctor gave her a shot in the butt. 2. n. a cigarette butt. □ Whose butts are those in the car ashtray? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions


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