intransitive verb-·smoked·, -·smok·ing
to smoke (cigarettes) one right after the other, often, specif., using each to light the next
verbchain-smoked, chain-smok·ing, chain-smokes
To smoke continually, as by lighting the next cigarette from the previous one.
To smoke (cigarettes, for example) in continuing succession.
- chain smoker
(third-person singular simple present chain-smokes, present participle chain-smoking, simple past and past participle chain-smoked)