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v. chain-smoked, chain-smok·ing, chain-smokes
To smoke continually, as by lighting the next cigarette from the previous one.
To smoke (cigarettes, for example) in continuing succession.
chain smoker n.
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to smoke (cigarettes, etc) continually, esp lighting one from the preceding one
chain smoker n
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v.i., v.t. -smoked, -smok•ing.
to smoke continually, as by lighting one cigarette, cigar, etc., from the preceding one.
chain′ smok`er, chain′-smok`er, n.
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Past participle: chain-smoked
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|Verb||1.||chain-smoke - smoke one cigarette after another; light one cigarette from the preceding one|
smoke - inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes; "We never smoked marijuana"; "Do you smoke?"
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