Whispered conversations and glad-handing in smoky London backrooms?
Thousands of people wrapped in flags marched in the frosty, smoky air.
The police threw the rocks back and fired tear gas in smoky arcs over the wall.
early 14c., "emitting smoke," from smoke (n.) + -y (2). Meaning "filled with smoke" and meaning "resembling smoke" are from late 14c. Of flavors, from 1540s; of colors, from 1550s. Related: Smokiness.