inhalant

(redirected from glue-sniffing)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to glue-sniffing: Solvent abuse
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for inhalant

something that is inhaled

Related Words

a medication to be taken by inhaling it

References in periodicals archive ?
TRIED to get her to experiment with drugs and glue-sniffing.
Take Dobson v Dobson, for example, in which the issue was whether the authorities could enforce the protection of an unborn child from harm inflicted by a glue-sniffing mother.
His performance as Kevin Kline's rebellious, glue-sniffing son was the best thing about ``Life as a House.
Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng, who is also interior minister, issued a statement in which he cited increased use of amphetamines and glue-sniffing as a particular problem.
The author also takes an unblinking look at glue-sniffing gang wannabes, the unsolved murders of young women in Juarez, and a cult-run town where, on the day Quinones was finally admitted, he found the adults all wearing halos fashioned from wire and tinfoil.
Sean, who is also Miss Widdecombe's godson, began glue-sniffing and smoking cannabis at the age of 13.
And despite the usual press splashes over glue-sniffing, Wite-out, and other supposed "new epidemics," surveys indicate that use of inhalants has been at fairly steady, low levels for the past two decades - 2 to 3 percent of high-school seniors said they had used inhalants within the previous month, for example.
In the scenario, the "hostage-takers" were led by a 24-year-old glue-sniffing ex-convict named "Frankie Fencepost.
Using data from interviews with families and the police, as well as other research on glue-sniffing, I examine how this policy affects the latter's decision-making activities and, thereby, the consequences these have for parents presenting with their glue-sniffing children.
IN LATIN AMERICA, where two-fifths of the earth's 100 million street children live, inhalant abuse, particularly glue-sniffing, is pandemic, and it is a legal and profitable business for corporations like St.
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.
Made a refugee by the '90s conflict in Abkhazia, Tedo has been living for some time with his mother in a seedy suburb of Tbilisi, where he's fallen in with glue-sniffing kids his own age.
A GLUE-sniffing armed robber was caught when the cash box he had stolen filled his getaway car with red dye, a court heard yesterday.
Glue-sniffing in children became noted as a problem some years ago and the law regulating sales of products containing these solvents was tightened so no child under 18 could acquire them over the counter.