smokier, smokiest
1) ADJ-GRADED A place that is smoky has a lot of smoke in the air.

His main problem was the extremely smoky atmosphere at work.

2) ADJ: ADJ n, ADJ colour You can use smoky to describe something that looks like smoke, for example because it is slightly blue or grey or because it is not clear.

At the center of the dial is a piece of smoky glass...

He had smoky grey-blue eyes.

3) ADJ-GRADED Something that has a smoky flavour tastes as if it has been smoked.

Cooking with the lid on gives the food that distinctive smoky flavour.

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