Definition of ashtray in English:


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  • A receptacle for tobacco ash and cigarette butts.

    ‘The idea is that smokers use the ashtrays instead of dropping cigarette ends on the streets, saving the council thousands of pounds in clean-up bills.’
    • ‘The artwork, made up of empty bottles, cigarette boxes, full ashtrays and paint tins was put together by Damien Hirst.’
    • ‘Three years ago he created an impromptu piece in a gallery window - it included empty bottles, cigarette boxes and filthy ashtrays.’
    • ‘Cigarette packs, ashtrays and lighters graced the entire length of the bar, except for the area in front of my partner and me.’
    • ‘Here was a guy who would use barstools, beer bottles, ashtrays, lit cigarettes or anything else he could get his hands on in a fight.’
    • ‘Get rid all of everything that reminds you of smoking, including ashtrays, cigarettes and lighters.’
    • ‘There were cigarette ashtrays on the sides of the two bins outside the Court House.’
    • ‘The only thing that was inside was a pack of cigarettes, an ashtray, and a lighter.’
    • ‘Malachi drank the rest of his cup of coffee and ground out the cigarette in the ashtray.’
    • ‘The only thing moving was the dancing smoke from a dying cigarette in an ashtray on a table.’
    • ‘On that day, throw away all your cigarettes, lighters and ashtrays.’
    • ‘He stabbed his cigarette out in the ashtray and returned to his cabin.’
    • ‘She turned to Jen, who had just put her cigarette out in the ashtray beside her.’
    • ‘I tapped ashes from my cigarette into an ashtray on the floor and decided to take her up on the offer.’
    • ‘Archer places his cigarette in an ashtray nearby and takes a drink before answering.’
    • ‘He does not look at her but places his cigarette in the ashtray.’
    • ‘If you leave such a cigarette in an ashtray unattended, it will extinguish itself.’
    • ‘The busy staff showed us to our table decorated with a spilt ashtray and cigarette burns.’
    • ‘Another set-up consisted of a glass ashtray and a packet of cigarettes.’
    • ‘The collection of beer bottles, coffee cups and overflowing ashtrays was said to represent the chaos of an artist's studio.’



/ˈaSHˌtrā/ /ˈæʃˌtreɪ/