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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

to smoke continually, as by lighting one cigarette, cigar, etc., from the preceding one

Usage examples (31)
  • Are the walls closing in on this chain-smoking teenager?
  • When he's not working nonstop, in truth, he's chain-smoking.
  • The chain-smoking, rifle toting kids led a band of Burmese rebels.
  • The chain-smoking revolutionary put across his message -- Maoism is dead. for more
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