ashtray ashtray  /ˈæʃ ˌtreɪ/


  • (n) a receptacle for the ash from smokers' cigars or cigarettes


  1. This is notably ironic, since the car's creator the smooth-talking Malcolm Bricklin didn't include an ashtray or lighter in the car, to discourage smoking.
  2. And now the Navy's $620 ashtray.
  3. He also took to thrusting ashtrays at visitors, and recently, while walking with a guest outside his office, swooped down to pick up a crushed butt and dump it in an ashtray.


  1. The rock in her life gets his day

    I recall making my father an ashtray for Father's Day when I was in second grade.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Pocono Record

  2. Nightmare on Elm Street

    On a windy, red-flag wildfire warning day, a swirling ember from a cigarette left in an ashtray set fire to a manufactured home on Elm Street in Payson.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Payson Roundup

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  1. "It's a mistake," Rickles said. "I've been in the business 55 years and the biggest award I got was an ashtray from the Friar's in New York."
    on Sep 21, 2008 By: Don Rickles Source: FOXNews

  2. "Clearly, teens are getting the message: There's nothing cool about smelling like an ashtray, being hooked on nicotine or dying young," said Bloomberg, a former smoker.
    on Jan 2, 2008 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Forbes

  3. Rihanna tells Giant magazine: "I just knew that my mom and dad would always argue when there was a foil paper with an ashtray. He would just go into the bathroom all the time. I didn't know what it was. (But) he knew that to get closer to (his...
    on Jun 1, 2007 By: Rihanna Source:

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