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skin-pop

[skin-pop] /ˈskɪnˌpɒp/
verb (used with object), skin-popped, skin-popping.
1.
to inject (a drug) under the skin rather than into a vein.
verb (used without object), skin-popped, skin-popping.
2.
to inject a drug under the skin.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
Related forms
skin-popper, noun
skin-popping, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for skin pop

skin-pop

noun
1.
the subcutaneous or intramuscular injection of a narcotic
verb -pops, -popping, -popped
2.
(intransitive) to take drugs in such a way
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Slang definitions & phrases for skin pop

skin pop

verb phrase

To inject narcotics into the skin or muscles, rather than into the circulatory system: I'll have to skin pop (1950s+ Narcotics)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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