drug addict

drug addict
noun
a narcotics addict
Syn: ↑junkie, ↑junky
Hypernyms: ↑addict
Hyponyms:

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n
COLLOQ. junkie, druggie, user, dope-fiend
SLANG freak, head, coke-head, tripper, mainliner, hop-head, hype, snowbird

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a person who is addicted to a narcotic. Also called dope addict.
[1915-20]

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drug addict or drug fiend noun
A habitual, addicted taker of (esp non-medicinal) drugs
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Main Entry:drug

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drug addict,
a person who is addicted to narcotic drugs such as heroin or morphine.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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