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skin-pop

[ skin-pop ]
/ ˈskɪnˌpɒp /
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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.

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Origin of skin-pop

First recorded in 1950–55

OTHER WORDS FROM skin-pop

skin-popper, nounskin-popping, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for skin-pop

skin-pop
/ slang /

noun

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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