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Meaning of “smoky” in the English Dictionary

"smoky" in British English

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smokyadjective

(smokier, smokiest) (also smokey) uk   /ˈsməʊ.ki/  us   /ˈsmoʊ-/
C2 If a ​place is smoky, there is a lot of ​smoke in it: a smoky ​pub/​restaurant a smoky ​fire similar to ​smoke: a smoky ​bluecolour This ​wine has a ​delicious smoky ​flavour.

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(Definition of smoky from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"smoky" in American English

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smokyadjective

(also smokey)  us   /ˈsmoʊ·ki/
  • smoky adjective (LIKE SMOKE)

similar to ​smoke in ​flavor, ​appearance, etc.: The ​chicken has a ​nice smoky ​flavor.
  • smoky adjective (FILLED WITH SMOKE)

filled with ​smoke: a smoky ​room
(Definition of smoky from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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