Definition of second-hand smoke in English:

second-hand smoke


North American
  • another term for secondary smoke
    • ‘Does second-hand smoke cause ‘no added risk’ to people living or working with smokers?’
    • ‘How can you argue your right to hand me your second-hand smoke?’
    • ‘But these ads are focused on the second-hand smoke you might encounter in a public place.’
    • ‘And society has a duty to them, their families and those who breathe in their second-hand smoke, to help them quit.’
    • ‘Once I got used to the second-hand smoke, Arto made the trip that much more enjoyable.’