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English definition of “glue-sniffer”


noun [C]    
someone who breathes in the dangerous gases produced by some types of glue in order to feel excitedDrug addictionAddiction glue-sniffing     noun [U] Glue-sniffing is prevalent amongst the older teenagers.Drug addictionAddiction
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