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inhalant

1. (esp of a volatile medicinal formulation) inhaled for its soothing or therapeutic effect
2. an inhalant medicinal formulation
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Mr Robertson said he believed that glue-sniffing in schools was much more widespread than indicated.
The poorest among us reduced to glue-sniffing under Thatcher now reduced to glue-begging under May.
Unfortunately, I look at society's flotsam and jetsam, proudly displaying their nicotine-stained fingers, multiple tattoos and piercings to the masses and correctly conclude: he's a glue-sniffing gambling addict who slept with his brother-in-law's wife.
It's unlikely that the art director would have dreamed to have glamorised glue-sniffing, heroin abuse or drink-driving as part of the shoot.
He said stopping 'happy hours', would be a positive step but warned a minimum price was not a quick fix as people could turn to cheap alternatives like glue-sniffing. Last week the Telegraph revealed that hospital admissions linked to alcohol rose by two thirds in a single year in Coventry - more than anywhere else in the West Midlands.
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.
Cheryl wrote of her brother's glue-sniffing in her recent autobiography.
At the height of the glue-sniffing craze it was deemed sensible to hide Uhu tubes from the wall-eyed, pizza-faced drongos who assembled in queues like extras from Shaun Of The Dead outside every corner store.
Last night Everton broke it with all the zeal of young asbo offenders on a glue-sniffing bender.
He went on to hit the big screen in Anthony Hopkins-directorial debut August before joining his brother glue-sniffing in Twin Town
At the age of eleven, Stuart runs away from home, resorting to a life of glue-sniffing, fighting, and stealing.
'I was a glue-sniffing teenager and that was one of those pivotal nights when I thought, 'This is the life for me',' he revealed.