Mr. Jones is a chain smoker.
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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 — see chain smoker … English dictionary
chain-smoker — noun see chain smoke … New Collegiate 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