skin-pop
Date: circa 1952 intransitive verb to inject a drug subcutaneously rather than into a vein transitive verb to inject (a drug) by skin-popping • skin-popper noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • skin-pop — skin′ pop v. popped, pop•ping 1) cvb pha sts to inject (a drug) under the skin rather than into a vein 2) cvb pha sts to inject a drug under the skin • Etymology: 1950–55, amer. skin′ pop per, n …   From formal English to slang

  • skin-pop — skin popper, n. skin popping, n., adj. /skin pop /, v., skin popped, skin popping. Slang. v.t. 1. to inject (a drug) under the skin rather than into a vein. v.i. 2. to inject a drug under the skin. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • skin-pop — ☆ skin pop [skin′päp΄ ] vt. skin popped, skin popping Slang to inject (a narcotic drug) subcutaneously: cf. MAINLINE skin popper n …   English World dictionary

  • skin-pop — ˈ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ verb Etymology: skin (I) + pop (herein) intransitive verb : to inject a drug subcutaneously rather than into a vein transitive verb : to inject (a drug) by skin popping • …   Useful english dictionary

  • skin pop — verb inject (drugs) into the skin • Hypernyms: ↑pop • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • skin-pop — vb to inject (an illicit drug) intramuscularly or into flesh, rather than into a vein. An addicts term …   Contemporary slang

  • skin-popper — noun see skin pop * * * skinˈ popper noun • • • Main Entry: ↑skin …   Useful english dictionary

  • pop — vb 1. British to pawn. The word has had this meaning since the 18th century. 2. See pop one s clogs 3a. to take (an illicit drug) orally. The expression refers particularly to amphet amines or barbiturates rather than hallu cinogenics such as LSD …   Contemporary slang

  • skin-popper — noun see skin pop …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • skin-popping — See skin pop. * * * …   Universalium

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