See more synonyms for skin-pop on Thesaurus.com verb (used with object), skin-popped, skin-pop·ping.
- to inject (a drug) under the skin rather than into a vein.
verb (used without object), skin-popped, skin-pop·ping.
- to inject a drug under the skin.
Origin of skin-pop
First recorded in 1950–55Related formsskin-pop·per, nounskin-pop·ping, noun, adjective
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for skin pop
- the subcutaneous or intramuscular injection of a narcotic
verb -pops, -popping or -popped
- (intr) to take drugs in such a way
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