chain-smoker chain-smoker


  • (n) a heavy smoker (usually of cigarettes) who lights one off of another


  1. Bart's principal was an idiot, his teacher a bitter chain-smoker.
  2. The alcoholic who can learn to drink socially, or the chain-smoker who can puff occasionally, is a rare bird.
  3. Tense, quiet and politically conservative, Holmes is said to have been a very heavy coffee drinker and a chain-smokerbut never in Hughes' presence.


  • Legislative action in the United States "without the participation of nations like China and India is an attempt to reverse global warming similar to a doctor telling an overweight, sedentary chain-smoker that he or she needs to wear a...
    on Apr 15, 2007 By: Joe Barton Source: Seattle Times

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