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  • v. Alternative spelling of chain-smoking.

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Examples

  • Help came in the form of a chainsmoking, tough-talking tuition teacher named C.C. Phillips.

    Destiny's Child At Infosys

  • Matilda, come to Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, and on Court Street you will find the clean, airy delights of BookCourt (readings, events, EXTREMELY attractive and helpful staff) across the street from the dust-filled Community Bookstore, a Strand-like fire hazard wonderland of wildy inexpensive used books, helmed by a mysterious man who stands in the doorway of his shop chainsmoking for six hours a day and still adds up his sales with an actual calculator (!).

    Happy Independent Bookstore Week NYC!

  • She will be too busy chainsmoking and thinking about her next fix to worry about her constituents.

    Yet Another "Conservative" With Two Government Jobs--- UPDATE: IT'S THREE!!!!

  • The world knew Len Hutton advertised both the downmarket Black Cat cork tipped and Phillips's "Special Sport" tipped, but now we noticed, detached in sole private conflab with one friend, the pale maestro was chainsmoking upmarket John Player untipped.

    Cricket & Tobacco: A Match Made on a True Pitch

  • I particularly enjoyed the aged chainsmoking cynical psychic Ruth.

    Queer Sighted

  • All of this has made me think a lot about addiction and it's grasp and arbitrary definitions and also: I've stopped all the man leaping and drinking and chainsmoking but dude, am I now addicted to exercise?

    blog: November 2009

  • Were the Archbishop to present either Williams (chainsmoking lover of women and member of the Order of the Golden Dawn) or Dostoevsky (gambler, political prisoner, anti-Semite) to colleagues on the General Synod, there would probably be some prim intakes of breath.

    Where Rowan Williams meets Dostoevsky - The Telegraph

  • I spent each of my rides in that claptrap, motorized death shell huddled up near the back and chainsmoking, only crawling toward the front occasionally to drop a cigarette butt through the floor.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • My guess is he's moved to Europe where he's being mentored by some heavyset, chainsmoking, eastern European coach and that he's become a member of the fabled "sequined peloton."

    Curlicues: The End of Straight-Ahead Cycling?

  • When I play computer games, my ashtray gets full very fast without me realizing it since I have been chainsmoking although I haven't noticed how quickly I am going through the smokes.

    Can playing PC games help reduce smoking? | Sync Blog

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