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English definition of “chain-smoke”

chain-smoke

verb [I]     /ˈtʃeɪn.sməʊk/ US  /-smoʊk/
to smoke cigarettes one after another: Joan's under a lot of pressure these days - she's been chain-smoking ever since her divorce.Tobacco and smoking chain-smoker     noun [C] Tobacco and smoking
(Definition of chain-smoke verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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