1. (from fire) 
a. el humo (M) 
A cloud of smoke rose from the camp fire.Una nube de humo se levantó de la fogata.
2. (tobacco) 
I'm going to the store for a pack of smokes.Voy a ir a la tienda a por un paquete de cigarrillos.
b. el pitillo (M) (colloquial) 
The price of smokes went up because of the new vice tax.El precio de los pitillos se elevó por el nuevo impuesto sobre los vicios.
c. el pucho (M) (colloquial) (Latin America) 
Hey, can I bum a smoke?Oye, ¿me das un pucho?
3. (act of smoking) 
I need to go outside for a smoke.Necesito salir a fumarme un cigarrillo.
4. (colloquial) (drug) 
a. la maría (F) (colloquial) 
He likes to vacation in Amsterdam so he can enjoy his smokes.Le gusta vacacionar en Ámsterdam para disfrutar de la maría.
b. la hierba (F) (colloquial) 
Esteban was arrested last week for selling smokes.Esteban fue arrestado la semana pasada por vender hierba.
transitive verb
5. (to consume tobacco) 
a. fumar 
Did you see Mark at the party? He was smoking a pipe.¿Viste a Mark en la fiesta? Estaba fumando una pipa.
6. (culinary) 
a. ahumar 
We caught a dozen salmon this week, and we are going to smoke half of them.Pescamos una docena de salmones esta semana y vamos a ahumar la mitad.
7. (colloquial) (to kill) 
a. matar 
I smoked ten bad guys in the video game.Maté a diez malos en el videojuego.
8. (colloquial) (to beat) 
a. vencer 
Bolt smoked all the other runners.Bolt venció a todos los otros corredores.
intransitive verb
9. (to consume tobacco) 
a. fumar 
Imelda starting smoking when she was 15.Imelda comenzó a fumar cuando tenía 15.
10. (to emit smoke) 
The engine was smoking, so we pulled over to the side of the road.El motor echaba humo, así que paramos al lado de la carretera.
b. humear 
The children made the pile of leaves start to smoke with a magnifying glass.Los niños hicieron que el montón de hojas empezara a humear con una lupa.
1. (general) 
a. el humo (M) 
to have a smokefumarse un cigarrillo
2. (fig) 
a. no direct translation 
to go up in smokeesfumarse, desvanecerse
3. (prov) 
a. no direct translation 
there's no smoke without firecuando el río suena, agua lleva
smoke bombbomba de humo
smoke detectordetector de humo
4. (also fig) 
a. no direct translation 
smoke screencortina de humo
smoke signalsseñales de humo
transitive verb
5. (cigarette) 
a. fumar 
to smoke a pipefumar en pipa
6. (meat, fish) 
a. ahumar 
intransitive verb
7. (person) 
a. fumar 
8. (chimney, oil) 
a. echar humo 
smoke [sməʊk]
1 humo (m)
a cloud/a puff of smoke
cigarette smoke humo (m) de cigarrillos; smoke blue azul (m) grisáceo; smoke grey gris (m) humo; to go up in smoke [+building] quemarse (totalmente); [+plans] quedar en agua de borrajas; [+hopes, money] esfumarse; [+future] malograrse
woodland home owners are in danger of watching their dream houses go up in smoke DISMAYED thieves watched thousands of pounds go up in smoke after accidentally setting fire to the building his whole political future could go up in smoke all your best-laid plans can go up in smoke in a matter of minutes Salvagers had laid plans to keep the oil out of the water and off the shore by pumping it out of the ship's cargo tanks and into a waiting barge # But today those plans went up in smoke we see our taxes go up in smoke and what do we get for it? doctors are scared to death they will see their professional lives going up in smoke I'm not prepared to watch this child's future go up in smoke for the lack of a few hundred pounds
the (Big) Smoke (Britain) Londres
smoke and mirrors especially (US) artificios (m)
there's no smoke without firewhere there's smoke there's fire cuando el río suena, piedras or agua lleva
2 (cigarette) pitillo (informal) (m); cigarrillo (m); cigarro (m)
I'm dying for a smoke tengo unas ganas locas de fumarme un pitillo (informal) or un cigarrillo or un cigarro
He smiled and offered me a smoke who's pinched my smokes?
to have a smoke fumar(se) un pitillo (informal) or un cigarrillo or un cigarro
We went outside to have a smoke
3 (drugs) hierba (informal) (f); maría (informal) (f)
transitive verb
1 [+cigarette, cigar, pipe] fumar
she smoked 60 a day (se) fumaba 60 al día; she wouldn't let him smoke his pipe (in general) no le dejaba fumar en pipa; (on one occasion) no le dejaba fumarse su pipa
he was smoking a pipe He wanted to smoke dope He was sitting alone, smoking a big cigar
2 (Cookery) [+bacon, fish, cheese] ahumar
the grid where the fish were being smoked the haddock which have been landed and smoked at the town of Finnan a smoked glass coffee table
intransitive verb
1 (emit smoke) echar humo
the chimney always smoked la chimenea siempre estaba echando humo; the chimney was smoking, so someone was home salía humo de la chimenea, así que había alguien en casa
the ruins of the burned out building were still smoking a week later the campfire was still smoking the following morning Hilda had lit a fire, which smoked atrociously When cooking with fat don't let it smoke
2 [+person] fumar
do you smoke? ¿fumas?; do you mind if I smoke? ¿le importa que fume?
He sat and smoked and stared out of the window
to smoke like a chimney fumar como un carretero or como una chimenea (informal)
smoke alarm (n) detector (m) de humo; alarma (f) contra incendios
smoke bomb (n) bomba (f) or granada (f) de humo
smoke detector (n) detector (m) de humo
smoke ring (n) anillo (m) or aro (m) de humo
to blow smoke rings hacer anillos or aros de humo
smoke shop (n) (US) estanco (m)
smoke signal (n) señal (f) de humo
Phrases with "smoke"
Here are the most popular phrases with "smoke." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
Do you smoke?
do not smoke
no fumes
don't smoke
no fumes
smoke weed
fumar marihuana
smoke weed every day
fumar marihuana todos los días
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