noun see chain-smoke

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  • chain-smoker — chain smokers also chain smoker N COUNT A chain smoker is a person who chain smokes …   English dictionary

  • chain-smoker — noun a heavy smoker (usually of cigarettes) who lights one off of another • Derivationally related forms: ↑chain smoke • Hypernyms: ↑smoker, ↑tobacco user * * * ˈchain smoker [chain smoker chain smokers] …   Useful english dictionary

  • chain-smoker — n. someone who smokes cigarette after cigarette. □ She was a chain smoker for thirty years, and then suddenly, boom. She’s gone. □ There are fewer chain smokers now than there were just a few years ago …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • chain\ smoker — noun Mr. Jones is a chain smoker …   Словарь американских идиом

  • chain smoker — see chain smoker …   English dictionary

  • chain-smoker — noun A person who chain smokes …   Wiktionary

  • chain smoker — noun a) One who smokes a lot. b) One who smokes continuously, by lighting one cigarette when they finish another, as in a chain …   Wiktionary

  • chain smoker — a person who smokes one cigarette after another, smokes like a furnace    Do all chain smokers die of emphysema? No, but most of them do …   English idioms

  • chain-smoker — See: chain smoke …   English dictionary

  • chain smoker — noun see chain smoke …   Useful english dictionary

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