Meaning of “smoker” in the English Dictionary

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"smoker" in British English

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smokernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsməʊ.kər/ us /ˈsmoʊ.kɚ/

B2 someone who smokes tobacco regularly:

a cigarette/pipe smoker
Chris is a light/heavy smoker (= smokes a little/a lot each day).

UK old-fashioned a railway carriage in which people are allowed to smoke tobacco

More examples

  • He's developed a smoker's cough.
  • Unfortunately I was sitting at the table with smokers on either side of me.
  • I was in a party of 20, none of whom were smokers.
  • Both his parents were smokers.
  • Even assuming that smokers do see the health warnings, I doubt they'll take any notice.

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

"smoker" in American English

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smokernoun [ C ]

us /ˈsmoʊ·kər/

someone who smokes

(Definition of “smoker” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)