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  • A cigarette.

    • ‘The night before, I had rolled myself a couple of cigs, and smoked one before going to bed.’
    • ‘He smokes thirty cigs a day, has done since he was ten.’
    • ‘He lay the half-burnt cig across the ashtray, saving it for later.’
    • ‘He tossed his cig in the ashtray and brought me in close for a kiss.’
    • ‘For pretty much the entire gig he hangs one-handed off his microphone, wreathed in smoke, a smouldering cig between his fingers.’
    • ‘Tommy was putting on new wheels to his skateboard, and Jeff was smoking a cig.’
    • ‘Making sure that Candi was in her private room, she reached for her cellphone, her new pack of cigs and headed for the back door for a smoke and some privacy.’
    • ‘Brigg nodded his thanks, setting his cig on the edge of a nearby ashtray and blowing on the scalding stew before taking a bite.’
    • ‘I took a long drag of the cig before letting out a cloud of smoke.’
    • ‘I used to be a smoker - in fact at 60 to 80 cigs a day I think it would be correct to say I was a heavy smoker.’
    • ‘The city's Finance Department has sent out some 2,000 letters, insisting that smokers pay back taxes on their cigs.’
    • ‘I got bored after talking to him, and watching his friend light cig after cig.’
    • ‘After her little experiment with cigs, she had promised herself she'd never give in to them, no matter how strong the smell or how badly she wanted one.’
    • ‘I cursed myself for leaving my duty-free cigs in the rental car.’
    • ‘I took out a pack of cigs and wiggled it in the air.’
    • ‘Now we've got laws against selling cigs to anyone under 19.’
    • ‘With the aid of acupuncture I once gave cigs up for 6 weeks.’
    • ‘Now, I don't normally buy anything from travelling salesmen but I did need some cigs and he said his mother was sick.’
    • ‘Apparently, he has finally given up the cigs; perhaps that's part of the reason why he has never, ever sounded better vocally.’
    • ‘Travel over to the Continent by all means but remember if you bring back booze and cigs it must be for personal use.’
    cig, ciggy, smoke, cancer stick, coffin nail, tube



/siɡ/ /sɪɡ/


Late 19th century abbreviation.