chain-smoker


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a heavy smoker (usually of cigarettes) who lights one off of another

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This political satire follows the life of a chain-smoker, Bineesh, played by Thomas.
If Harley St therapist Kevin's tapping treatment wasn't comedy enough, we then saw a chain-smoker being given EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) which, while it can be used with some success to treat abuse victims, the jury is still out.
Still, playing Schmidt, who even now at age 88 remains an incorrigible chain-smoker who obstinately ignores no-smoking signs and puffs away even in television interviews, was a great honor and worth the sacrifice.
Chain-smoker Colom, whose party symbol is a peace dove, says Guatemala will only cut crime by attacking poverty and removing corrupt police and judges.
Grossly overweight, a heavy drinker, a compulsive gambler and a chain-smoker, his boss said he could spot a guilty cough in a football crowd but not know if World War III was breaking out in his living room.
He added: "My father went on holiday to Cornwall with a chain-smoker many years ago and has been puffing away ever since."
The deliciously named Sylvestra Le Touzel, one of the stars of the sexy new ITV comedy series Bonkers, was none too pleased when she saw that the scripts called for her character, Harriett Waterhouse, to be a chain-smoker.
To make matters worse it sends the literary professor into the bed of skinny 'trailer trash' Nicole Kidman, a chain-smoker with a delicate mental state and a lunatic Vietnam vet for a husband.
This year France, led by former chain-smoker President Chirac, has done something extraordinary.
Hindley, a chain-smoker, experienced ill-health for much of her 36 years behind bars, suffering from angina, osteoporosis, respiratory problems and suspected strokes.
A chain-smoker, she experienced ill-health for much of her time in prison including angina, osteoporosis and respiratory problems.
Against virtually any other contestant, the effeminate wisecracker would be short odds himself, but he is taking on a strong rival in the Cambridge chain-smoker.
The newspaper described him as a depressed chain-smoker who gets through 60 cigarettes a day.
She was a chain-smoker and always looked disheveled and feverish, and she used her husband as her spokesperson to relay her wishes to the dancers.
Unfortunately, almost every photo of the older Kis shows him with a cigarette in his hand - he was a chain-smoker and died prematurely of lung cancer, robbing himself of a longer life and depriving Serbian and world literature of further valuable works.