coffin-dodger

coffin-dodger

(ˈkɔfnæ dɑdʒɚ)
n. a heavy smoker. I just hate these damn coffin-dodgers who smoke right outside the door!
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No I don't, you rancid, halitosis-ridden coffin-dodger," I replied.
And for those who need it, a five-page glossary defines such Scottish phrases as bevvy (drink), brassic (broke), coffin-dodger (senior citizen) and dosh (money).
Dakota's undead coffin-dodger character is called Jane, and is a particularly sinister vampire with a deceptively sweet, youthful exterior.
But in the case of golf I refuse to believe even the most devout coffin-dodger would argue that the current big four of the world game would kick the arses of any quartet you could care to name from a previous era.
That's not to say the coffin-dodger contingent wasn't there.
For the record, the coffin-dodger in question wants the recipient to be a young blonde woman under 30 and possessed of a figure, quite literally, to die for.
They must know that such relationships, if not commonplace, then certainly not exceptional, exist and have existed outside Hollywood since the first young thing with an eye to the main chance ensnared some poor old coffin-dodger who could not believe his luck.
His wish should come true, at least for the hour this drama is on, as it's the perfect excuse to sit down together as family - coffin-dodgers included.
You see these old coffin-dodgers playing away and it's fantastic to see that
Is she seriously expecting the public to believe that staff rooms will be stuffed with demented coffin-dodgers because of the Government's pension reforms?
THEY may be a bunch of coffin-dodgers, but it seems the Rolling Stones can still provoke a massive scramble for tickets.
Wogan, named best breakfast music presenter at the Sony Awards last week, said: ``The coffin-dodgers rule.
I kept winding them up by saying I wasn't in the same boat as you old coffin-dodgers.
Not all of us supposed coffin-dodgers are Alzheimer's cases.