Definition of smoke ring in US English:

smoke ring


  • A ring-shaped puff of smoke exhaled by a smoker.

    • ‘Clearly,’ he said with an air of finality, and blew a smoke ring my way.’
    • ‘Turning the last page, he lit it up and puffed out a smoke ring.’
    • ‘Umberto shrugged, she puffed again and blew a languid smoke ring.’
    • ‘‘I don't believe in good and evil, ‘he deadpans, eye contact perfect as he produces a ragged smoke ring.’’
    • ‘My father - my adopted father, that is - hadn't smoked, and I had never seen anybody blow a smoke ring, except in films.’


smoke ring

/ˈsmōk ˌriNG/