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Noun1.chain-smoker - a heavy smoker (usually of cigarettes) who lights one off of another
smoker, tobacco user - a person who smokes tobacco
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Summary: Debutant director Fellini TP casts the Malayalam in the role of a chain-smoker
He added, "I have been a chain-smoker in the past and I could relate to what the contestants of the show have been through.
Moreau, a petite chain-smoker who worked with most of the world's top directors of the first few decades after World War Two, Orson Welles, Jean-Luc Godard and Wim Wenders among them.
A CHAIN-SMOKER'S widow has been awarded record punitive damages of almost PS14billion in the US against a cigarette firm.
ItOs time Brazilian fans faced up to the fact that the days of legendary players such as chain-smoker Dr Socrates, Eder, Pele and Jairzinho are but footnotes in history, and the current crop of players such as David OSideshow BobO Luis and OPretty BoyO Oscar simply do not cut the mustard.
The chain-smoker suffers from abnormally high heart rates and recently endured 25 'cardiac shocks' before being admitted to the emergency ward of the Sharjah hospital.
Shame about the silly saga of Tina's laughably implausible lust for ageing alcoholic chain-smoker Peter Barlow.
But his personal doctor described him as a lazy chain-smoker who rarely washed.
I read with horror and incredulity about Samson gathering together three hundred foxes (now quite how did he do that?), setting fire to their brushes (the implication being that he did this rather as a chain-smoker lights one cigarette from another) and then letting them run loose, the poor panicking things, into the Philistine fields.
Detective Inspector Steel is going through her own personal issues, describing herself as "a forty-three-year-old lesbian chain-smoker who swears like a f***ing sailor and boozes it up every night." They make for an interesting team.
The Supreme Court has been asked to find a replacement to Conte, who was a reclusive diabetic and chain-smoker, and 40 days of national morning have been declared.