glue-sniffing

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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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Until last year there would be just two of three boys, but now there are several groups," said a resident of Sharjah's Al Majaz area as he walked us down a street that transforms into an agora of glue-sniffers and ant-smokers most evenings.
Of the place which he, himself, didn't name, he wrote: "Its main army is a fearsome horde of burglars, glue-sniffers, vandals, drug addicts and joyriders.
Quite a few Satanists and glue-sniffers - in fact, quite a few glue-sniffing Satanists who get very confused, that's why someone's sprayed 'I sold my soul to Santa' on the West Wall - but not many wedding parties.
You push your arms behind your back like a bewildered policeman wondering what to do with the glue-sniffers at the back of Tesco.
Many residents complained their council-owned accommodation was not up to scratch and a campaign was launched to keep glue-sniffers out.
Mrs Crowther says her land would be "stolen" from her to create the trail, which she said would become a haven for drug addicts, glue-sniffers, fly-tippers and litterers.
After a visit back to his home city he blasted: "Streets are filthy, there's vomit and wee everywhere and you even see glue-sniffers in the city centre during the afternoon.
For when Lawrence John arrived at the car park at St Anne's Cathedral in Belfast a passerby told him: "It was glue-sniffers from the New Lodge.
Maria Edwards, manager of Chasewood Lodge, told the committee: "The land is privately owned anyway and not used by anyone except glue-sniffers and drug users.