joypop
intransitive verb Date: 1953 to use habit-forming drugs occasionally or irregularly without becoming addicted • joypopper noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • joypop — joypopper, n. /joy pop /, v.i., joypopped, joypopping. Slang. to take a narcotic drug occasionally, but without being an addict. [1950 55, Amer.; JOY + POP1] * * * …   Universalium

  • joypop — v. (Slang) take drugs from time to time without being an addict …   English contemporary dictionary

  • joypop — joy·pop …   English syllables

  • joypop — joy•pop [[t]ˈdʒɔɪˌpɒp[/t]] v. i. popped, pop•ping cvb sts Slang. to use narcotic drugs occasionally • Etymology: 1950–55, amer. joy′pop per, n …   From formal English to slang

  • joypop — ˈjȯiˌpäp intransitive verb slang : to use drugs only occasionally : use drugs as a joypopper * * * joypopper, n. /joy pop /, v.i., joypopped, joypopping. Slang. to take a narcotic drug occasionally, but without being an addict. [1950 55, Amer.;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • joypopper — noun see joypop …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • joypopper — See joypop. * * * …   Universalium

  • drugs — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Medicinal substances Nouns 1. drugs; therapeutic drugs (see remedy); drug or substance abuse; drug addiction, [chemical] dependency, physical or psychological dependence, habit, reverse tolerance; glue… …   English dictionary for students

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