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cigarette butt

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Tobacco
cigarette buttcigaˈrette ˌbutt / $ ˈ... ˌ./ (also cigarette end British English) noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DFTthe part of a cigarette that remains when someone has finished smoking it
Examples from the Corpus
cigarette buttShe had a cigarette butt between her lips and a genial look on her face.He nodded his thanks as he took it and flipped another cigarette butt into the toilet.An earlier cigarette butt smouldered in the grate.She thought ruefully of the cigarette butt, and of Johnny's small handful of apple tree leaves.
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