smoke like a chimney

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of smoke like a chimney

chiefly US, informal
:to smoke a lot of cigarettes, cigars, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

smoke play
  1. : the gaseous products of burning materials especially of organic origin made visible by the presence of small particles of carbon

  2. : a suspension of particles in a gas

  3. : a mass or column of smoke

  1. : to emit or exhale smoke

  2. : to emit excessive smoke

  3. : to undergo punishment : suffer

chimney play
  1. : fireplace, hearth

  2. : a vertical structure incorporated into a building and enclosing a flue or flues that carry off smoke

  3. : smokestack


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