Definition of Ashtray

1. Noun. A receptacle for the ash from smokers' cigars or cigarettes.

Generic synonyms: Receptacle



Definition of Ashtray

1. Noun. A receptacle for ash and butts from cigarettes and cigars. ¹

2. Proper noun. (context: poker slang) An ace and a three as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em due to phonetic similarity with "Ace-Trey" ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ashtray

1. a receptacle for tobacco ashes [n -TRAYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ashtray

ashlike
ashmen
ashore
ashoverite
ashplant
ashplants
ashram
ashrama
ashramas
ashramite
ashramites
ashrams
ashtanga
ashtangas
ashtoreth
ashtray (current term)
ashtrays
ashwagandha
ashwagandhas
ashweed
ashwood
ashwoods
ashy
ashy dermatosis
asia
asiagos
asialoglycoprotein
asialoglycoprotein receptor
asialoglycoproteins
asian americans

Literary usage of Ashtray

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1. Stranger to Death by Robert Della Valle (2000)
"Like the placement of the items on your bedroom bureau, where you lay your toothbrush, and if you smoke, the placement of your ashtray. ..."

2. Black Bazaar: Design Dilemmasby Ineke Hans, Ed van Hinte by Ineke Hans, Ed van Hinte (2003)
"... said in a newspaper interview: 'An ashtray is simply anything that occupies the ... Of an ashtray.' Mental functionality can also be the consequence of ..."

3. Defend Your Data!: Guide to Data Recovery by David J. Stang (1991)
"If you must smoke, don't put your ashtray in front of the micro, ... Consider putting your ashtray next to an air ionizer or electrostatic dust pre- ..."

4. Ten-minute Plays by Lindsay Price, Price, Lindsay, 1969- (2002)
"She twists the ember out in her local ashtray. As she rises she decides to grab the matchbook off her nightstand and add it to her pant pocket. ..."

5. Sacred Wisdom by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1995)
"ashtray upon ashtray full, at the parties. They would give it to young girls. That's sick! They were giving a highly addictive drug to young girls. ..."

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