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sympathetic smoker Syllabification: sym·pa·thet·ic smok·er

Definition of sympathetic smoker in English:


A person who smokes only in the company of another smoker.
Example sentences
  • I started when I was eighteen because people who smoked at the restaurant I worked at got to take more, and longer, breaks than those who didn't puff (owners and managers were all sympathetic smokers).
  • She is what one might call a sympathetic smoker. You light up, she lights up.
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