a bang in the arm

a bang in the arm

An injection of drugs, often narcotics. I knew he was struggling with his addiction again when I overheard him talking about getting a bang in the arm. A: "Are you still clean these days?" B: "Yeah, man—haven't had a bang in the arm in years." Hey, I don't think getting a bang in the arm is such a good idea."
See also: arm, bang
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bang in the arm

n. an injection of narcotics. (see also bang. Compare this with shot in the arm.) One good bang in the arm leads to another, they always say.
See also: arm, bang
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