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  • n. Plural form of chain-smoker.


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  • But what might separate the chippers from the chain-smokers?

    Chippers, Smokers, & The Tipping Point

  • All those tiresome, monologuing chain-smokers aren't in on the joke?

    Flippin’ through Previews – February 2008 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • I was particularly amused by the actors, portraying present-day, foul-mouthed, drunken chain-smokers somehow transported into the future, still wearing their Hawaiian shirts, ball caps, and briefs.

    Archive 2006-10-29

  • Probably they were sexual rather than creative waves, but later she recalled that just before she woke, a brush in her brain added a touch of naples yellow (patron saint of Neapolitan chain-smokers) to keep the whites from being stark.

    Skinny Legs and All

  • Roost, you wonder if Leonard hasn't employed a battalion of chain-smokers just out of camera shot to amplify the effect. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • France may count more than its share of iconic chain-smokers - from

    NYT > Home Page

  • Due to the decline of smoking in Japan (two decades ago all my Japanese uncles and cousins were chain-smokers, and now only one cousin, heavily stressed, smokes), there is a fresh market in China for the Tokai Tobacco Filter "bio-pipe" at an affordable 4 yuan/US$. 60 (if you multiple this by 600 million Chinese smokers, you are talking real money, to paraphrase the late Senator Everett Dirksen statement about the U.S. government budget). News

  • In the paternalist context, the prototype citizens are chain-smokers and junk-food junkies.

    Never Yet Melted

  • They are risking 225 million Indonesian citizens due to primary, secondary and third-party chain-smokers.

    The Jakarta Post Breaking News

  • The air on the first floor, where six of us chain-smokers sit, is now so pristine it hurts to breathe.



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