Definition of Cigarette lighter

1. Noun. A lighter for cigars or cigarettes.

Exact synonyms: Cigar Lighter, Pocket Lighter
Generic synonyms: Igniter, Ignitor, Light, Lighter

Definition of Cigarette lighter

1. Noun. A small, handheld device for creating fire, especially for lighting cigarettes. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cigarette Lighter

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

Literary usage of Cigarette lighter

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

1. Public and Private School Choices in the District of Columbia: Congressional edited by Frank D. Riggs (2000)
"Now as it turns out the cigarette lighter didn't have any fluid in it. It had flint so that it would spark but it had no fluid in it, so it wouldn't light. ..."

2. Four-H Home Conservation Guide: A Collection of Hands-On Projects DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"TIME: PREPARATION: 1 hour MATERIALS NEEDED - spoon, cigarette lighter, ... Demonstration: Hold up the spoon and heat one end with the cigarette lighter. ..."

3. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"Premiums (eg, including a cigarette lighter in the purchase price or even within the actual packaging of a box or carton of cigarettes) reduce ..."

4. In a Time of Torture: The Assault on Justice in Egypt's Crackdown on by Human Rights Watch (Organization)., Human Rights Watch (2004)
"Magdi displayed a one-inch scar on his left arm, left by the cigarette lighter. When they came to do the other stuff, they couldn't do it, ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"Then, 1 have a cigarette-lighter, consisting of a piece of platinum which can be rendered red-hot by the secondary battery. The difficulty in doing that ..."

6. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"... that was indistinguishable from the others and took the laptop from under the Buick's seat, plugging it into the cigarette lighter and flipping its lid. ..."

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