smokey

[smoh-kee]
noun, plural smokeys. (often initial capital letter) Slang.
1.
an officer or officers of a state highway patrol.
2.
a state police car.
Also called Smokey Bear.


Origin:
1970–75, Americanism; shortened from Smokey the Bear, a cartoon figure used in the U. S. Forest Service's fire prevention campaign, depicted wearing a hat similar to those worn by state police officers

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Smokey (the Bear) definition


  1. n.
    a highway patrol officer; a police officer. (Citizens band radio. See also bear, lady bear.) : A Smokey was hiding behind a billboard!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Example sentences
Smokey received more than four million visitors a year.
Many are now buying up land at outrageous prices in the great smokey mountains
  building condo's and lavish vacation houses.
It is a great vehicle for spice and smokey elements.
One seen ghostly figures come out not dressed of a locket, but it's all smokey
  and hazy and lasts about two minutes.
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