Definition of Cigarette case

1. Noun. A small flat case for holding cigarettes; can be carried in a purse or a pocket.

Generic synonyms: Case

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cigarette Case

cigar band
cigar box
cigar boxes
cigar cutter
cigar cutters
cigar lighter
cigar smoker
cigarette-paper scars
cigarette burn
cigarette card
cigarette case (current term)
cigarette drain
cigarette holder
cigarette lighter
cigarette pants
cigarette paper
cigarette smoker

Literary usage of Cigarette case

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Representative British Dramas, Victorian and Modern by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"It is a very ungentlemanly thing to read a private cigarette case. ... Yes ; but this isn't your cigarette case. This cigarette case is a present from ..."

2. The Yellow Book (1897)
"He produced his cigarette-case, but he seemed to hesitate about lighting a cigarette. " Have you no matches ? " she inquired. ..."

3. Gunner Depew by Albert N. Depew (1918)
"He took out his cigarette case, but there were no cigarettes in it, ... He was all nervous and excited, and kept taking out his cigarette case and putting ..."

4. A New and Original Sporting & Spectacular Drama Entitled The Derby Winner by Augustus Harris, Cecil Raleigh, Henry Hamilton (1895)
"... pocket book for MOSTYN, cigarette case for COLONEL, cigarette case and betting ... cigarette case and betting book for LOUD CHISHOLM, £5 note for LORD ..."

5. Mr. George Jean Nathan Presents by George Jean Nathan (1917)
"A cigarette case and a 'kerchief are first aids to the young American actor. Such a pickle-herring plays his part after this fashion: " I beg your pardon ..."

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