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glue-sniffing

n
(Sociology) the practice of inhaling the fumes of certain types of glue to produce intoxicating or hallucinatory effects
ˈglue-ˌsniffer n
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glue-sniffing

[ˈgluːˌsnɪfɪŋ] nlo sniffare m (colla)
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Tony recalls that Noel - nicknamed Bostik - played football high on gluesniffing with "that vacant look that a glue-sniffer develops.
is a glue-sniffer. He had started inhaling gasoline and now he suffers severe problems in his respiratory system.
Pals stopped the 28-year-old former glue-sniffer from continuing his unprovoked attack on Lee, who says he is now scared to go out alone.
For example, one horizontal sequence has photographs of two shoe-shine boys in Caracas, Venezuela, and a couple kissing on the shore of Lake Como flanking a close-up of a glue-sniffer on a No 50 bus in Moseley.
Mr Metcalfe, 25, a homeless glue-sniffer, was kicked and beaten to death on September 16, 1989.
In relation to `glue-sniffing' therefore, I argue that psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, criminologists, medical personnel, and epidemiologists in defining the nature of the problem, in providing theories to explain its genesis, and in detailing prescriptions for its management or `treatment', produce what we come to `know' about the 'typical glue-sniffer' and his/her family.
A GLUE-sniffer accused of stealing an emergency hammer from an Ulsterbus was once kidnapped and tortured by paramilitaries, he told the High Court yesterday.
"If Turkey is below even Gambia and Iraq in the global league of press freedom, this didn't happen in one day," he wrote, recalling several incidents when Erdoy-an personally lambasted him in public speeches for one of his articles in Radikal and for hosting a glue-sniffer after the prime minister insulted such addicts.
The great Bill Hunter brings some much-needed character-actor panache to the role of Malcolm, White's bum mentor, while newcomer Jarryd Jinks acquits himself well as Jet, the glue-sniffer. The talented Blake, who so richly impressed in both "Lantana" and "Perfect Strangers," has barely a handful of scenes on which to build her character, despite prominent billing.
A shaven-headed glue-sniffer, he was a fan of music known as "Oi!", following bands such as The 4-Skins and Infa Riot - but his favourite was a neo-Nazi group, Skrewdriver.
A memorial gravestone honouring a murdered priest has been installed more than two years after he was killed by a glue-sniffer.
Duncan Bermingham, aged 32, a glue-sniffer with a long criminal history, was jailed for life for the murder three years ago.