blowing smoke


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blowing smoke

Drug slang
Regional drug slang for smoking marijuana.

Vox populi-US
To deceive, con, or grossly exaggerate.
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Shea had gone to bed and I should have followed suit, for we are always in the saddle here before sunrise; but instead I sat there before the chess table in the library, idly blowing smoke at the dishonored head of my defeated king.
'Three times my age,' he proceeded, leaning back and blowing smoke, thereby missing his nephew's agitated start.
I'm not one for talking Scotland down, but I don't believe in blowing smoke up our own backsides either.
You read that right: the CRK may actually sponsor a bill banning plastic straws in NH, although the jury's still out on what the final measure would say and if he wasn't just blowing smoke to be polite to the youngsters.
The wind is coming from the east, so it's blowing smoke towards Llwydcoed."
Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump were among the numerous defenders of Malia, 19, on Twitter after the video on Friday seemed to show her blowing smoke rings in a bathroom.
(http://www.newsweek.com/malia-obama-smoke-rings-video-harvard-721456) A video also went viral recently that appeared to show Malia Obama blowing smoke rings.
But Even then I knew he was blowing smoke. It's stupid.
The weather bureau is optimistic that the smaze (the combination of smoke and haze) affecting the Visayas and Mindanao should start to clear soon, as the prevailing wind is no longer blowing smoke from Indonesia's raging forest fires toward the Philippines.
Most smokers are sensible and don't go blowing smoke in people's faces."
SUTHERLIN - Harry Pinsent is not blowing smoke when he says he's a big supporter of Oregon's nearly week-old law legalizing the recreational use of marijuana.
DUBAI: If you see a group of boys huddled behind a building and blowing smoke, chances are they are puffing cigarettes away from the prying eyes of their parents.