Drugs Idioms (Page 1)
- Cigarette paper
If you cannot get or put a cigarette paper between people, they are so closely bonded that nothing will separate them or their positions on issues.
- Close but no cigar
If you are close but no cigar, you are close to success or the truth, but have not got there.
- Dry as snuff
If something is as dry as snuff, it is very dry indeed.
- High as a kite
If someone's as high as a kite, it means they have had too much to drink or are under the influence of drugs.
- Pipe dream
A pipe dream is an unrealistic, impractical idea or scheme.
- Put that in your pipe and smoke it
This is used as an unsympathetic way of telling someone to accept what you have just said.
- Smoke like a chimney
Someone who smokes very heavily smokes like a chimney.
- Smoke the peace pipe
If people smoke the peace pipe, they stop arguing and fighting.
- Weasel words
If somebody uses vaque and unspecific terms to try to avoid being clear about their position or opinion, they are using weasel words.
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