Bolivian marching powder

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Bolivian marching powder (uncountable)

  1. (slang) Cocaine.
    • 1986, Robert Emmet Long, Drugs and American Society:
      For those enamored of the glitzy life, coke — snow, blow, nose candy, Bolivian Marching Powder — became the drug.
    • 1991, Bret Easton Ellis, American Psycho:
      ...going downstairs to fetch the Bolivian Marching Powder since neither one of us wants to sit here in the booth with the girls...
    • 2003, Sean O'Reilly, Larry Habegger, James O'Reilly, Hyenas Laughed at Me and Now I Know Why:
      ...greedily inhale another ten lines of uncut Bolivian marching powder...