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joypop

[joi-pop] /ˈdʒɔɪˌpɒp/
verb (used without object), joypopped, joypopping.
1.
Slang. to take a narcotic drug occasionally, but without being an addict.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55, Americanism; joy + pop1
Related forms
joypopper, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for joy-popper

joypop

/ˈdʒɔɪˌpɒp/
verb -pops, -popping, -popped
1.
(intransitive) (slang) to take addictive drugs occasionally without becoming addicted
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Slang definitions & phrases for joy-popper

joy-popper

noun
  1. A newcomer among narcotics users, esp among marijuana smokers
  2. A person who takes, or claims to take, only an occasional dose of narcotics: For the ''joy-poppers'' had no intention of becoming addicts in the true sense (1930s+ Narcotics)

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