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skin-pop

[ skin-pop ]

verb (used with object)

, skin-popped, skin-pop·ping.
  1. to inject (a drug) under the skin rather than into a vein.


verb (used without object)

, skin-popped, skin-pop·ping.
  1. to inject a drug under the skin.

skin-pop

noun

  1. the subcutaneous or intramuscular injection of a narcotic


verb

  1. intr to take drugs in such a way
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Other Words From

  • skin-popper noun
  • skin-popping noun adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of skin-pop1

First recorded in 1950–55

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