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.
Dakota's undead coffin-dodger character is called Jane, and is a particularly sinister vampire with a deceptively sweet, youthful exterior.
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).
That's not to say the coffin-dodger contingent wasn't there.
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.
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.
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.
Let's look at the coffin-dodgers and curtain-twitchers'
It's a 94-runner field this year but around 20 are coffin-dodgers, a further dozen salad-dodgers, and the rest decent-clobber-dodgers.