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chain-smoke

[cheyn-smohk] /ˈtʃeɪnˌsmoʊk/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), chain-smoked, chain-smoking.
1.
to smoke continually, as by lighting one cigarette, cigar, etc., from the preceding one.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
Related forms
chain smoker, chain-smoker, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for chainsmoke

chain-smoke

verb
1.
to smoke (cigarettes, etc) continually, esp lighting one from the preceding one
Derived Forms
chain smoker, noun
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Slang definitions & phrases for chainsmoke

chain-smoke

verb

To smoke cigarette after cigarette, lighting the next one from the current one (1900s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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