skin popping

skin-pop

[skin-pop] Slang.
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:
1950–55

skin-popper, noun
skin-popping, noun, adjective
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skin-pop
 
n
1.  the subcutaneous or intramuscular injection of a narcotic
 
vb , -pops, -popping, -popped
2.  (intr) to take drugs in such a way

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