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1.
A person who is unable to attain illegal narcotics and resorts to sniffing paint to get high.
That kid on cops was a paint sniffer.
by Mike geisler April 15, 2004
 
2.
Similar to "desk jockey", a paint sniffer would be an individual that works inside a call center/cubicle type atmosphere.
The call center was filled with paint sniffers and pencil pushers.
by brainstorm85 July 01, 2011