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Hookah vs. Bong

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Hookahnoun

A pipe with a long flexible tube that draws the smoke through water, traditionally used for smoking tobacco, which is often flavored.

Bongnoun

The clang of a large bell.

Hookahnoun

A pipe with a long, flexible stem, so arranged that the smoke is cooled by being made to pass through water. Also called narghile and water pipe. The hubble-bubble is a simple form of this device.

Bongnoun

Doorbell chimes.

Hookahnoun

an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water;

‘a bipolar world with the hookah and Turkish coffee versus hamburgers and Coca Cola’;

Bongnoun

A vessel, usually made of glass or ceramic and filled with water, used in smoking various substances; especially marijuana or pot.

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Hookahnoun

an oriental tobacco pipe with a long, flexible tube which draws the smoke through water contained in a bowl.

Bongnoun

An act of smoking one serving of drugs from a bong.

Hookah

A hookah (Hindustani: حقّہ (Nastaleeq), हुक़्क़ा (Devanagari), IPA: [ˈɦʊqːa]; also see other names), or shisha, is a single- or multi-stemmed instrument for heating or vaporizing and then smoking either tobacco, flavored tobacco (often Mu‘assel), or sometimes cannabis, hashish, and in the past opium. The smoke is passed through a water basin—often glass-based—before inhalation.The health risks of smoking through a hookah include exposure to toxic chemicals that are not filtered out by the water and risk of infectious disease when hookahs are shared.The hookah or waterpipe was invented by Abu’l-Fath Gilani, a Persian physician of Akbar, in the Indian city of Fatehpur Sikri during Mughal India; the hookah spread from the Indian subcontinent to Persia first, where the mechanism was modified to its current shape, and then to the Near East.

Bongnoun

A device for rapidly consuming beer, usually consisting of a funnel or reservoir of beer and a length of tubing.

Bongnoun

(ethnic slur) An Australian Aboriginal person.

Bongverb

To pull a bell.

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Bongverb

To ring a doorbell.

Bongverb

ring loudly and deeply;

‘the big bell bonged’;

Bongnoun

a low-pitched, resonant sound of the kind made by a large bell

‘the clock had struck the hour and it was only three bongs’;

Bongnoun

a water pipe used for smoking cannabis or other drugs.

Bongnoun

a large piton.

Bongverb

(especially of a bell) emit a low-pitched, resonant sound.

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Bong

A bong (also known as a water pipe) is a filtration device generally used for smoking cannabis, tobacco, or other herbal substances. In the bong shown in the photo, the gas flows from the lower port on the left to the upper port on the right.

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