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1.
the military term to pop smoke is to retreat or to move without the enemy seeing your movements.

used as a term to get out of difficult situation
break left, pop smoke
by indy March 27, 2005
 
2.
A military term that pertains to using a smoke gernade to cover them movement out of a particular area.
Can be used to express a want to leave something
I'm sick of being here, lets pop smoke, an get out of here.
by rpatterson May 09, 2008
 
3.
get out, away, off as fast as you can. military term for means of being extracted from a situation.
Oh my God, she didn't look that ugly last night, too much Vodka I guess. I need to pop smoke!
by leadthrower August 24, 2006
 
4.
Used with military or guys jacked up on action movies, pop smoke comes from the practice of throwing out a smoke grenade to signal/get pickup from some kind of air transport.
Hey Dave, are you going to hang around the party for a while?
No, I'm gonna pop smoke and head to Manny's...I need to get laid.
by UXO_J October 14, 2007
 
5.
1) Make up any excuse to get away from your curnt situation, often envolving poorly constructed lies about needing to something you forgot or going out for a smoke (if you smoke or not).

2) When a stituation gets bad and you have no firesupport from your friends but you need to get the hell out of dodge RIGHT NOW. Your only choice is to pop smoke. ie When your pinned down by a fat chick chating to you in the bar and your buddys won't come any where near you to bail you out.

2) Make up any excuse to get away from your curnt situation, often envolving poorly constructed lies about needing to something you forgot or going out for a smoke (if you smoke or not).

3) Popping smoke will often save you hours of awkward conversation and wishing you where dead. It is slightly nicer then just walking away from someone or telling them to shut up.
After Tyler banged that fat chick he picked up at the bar, then he popped smoke and got the fuck out of there before she stopped jiggling.
by Jimboozie May 06, 2004
 
6.
Leaving an area as rapidly as possible. Getting the eff out of dodge. Dropping what you are doing and going somewhere else.
The act of immediately running when ish hits the fan.
Aw damn...you see the chick Alan is talking to? She's got HPV...Yo Alan, POPSMOKE!

Cops are here! Popsmoke!
by Royal1 February 26, 2009