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[dek-see] /ˈdɛk si/
noun, Slang.
Dexedrine, especially in tablet form.
Origin of dexie
First recorded in 1955-60; Dex(edrine) + -ie Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • dexie cried, her courage giving way at the thought of him leaving them.

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  • dexie could not control her voice just then, so she made no reply.

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  • But the only sentiment in dexie's heart was gratitude and love to a Higher Power.

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  • Aunt Jennie saw more of dexie's inner life than did her own parents.

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  • "Please excuse me, Mr. Ross; I really cannot," replied dexie.

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  • I have just come in to see if I could get someone to help me about dexie.

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  • Just then dexie appeared, and was quickly tucked under the robes.

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  • Some people would think the title very complimentary, dexie.

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  • "Come into our house as soon as you can, dexie," Cora called after her retreating figure.

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  • "I beg pardon of each one of you, separately and collectively," dexie began.

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dexie in Medicine

dexie dex·ie (děk'sē)
A pill or tablet containing dextroamphetamine, usually in its sulfate form.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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Slang definitions & phrases for dexie



A tablet of Dexedrine, trademark of a brand of amphetamine: You can take dexies, but you can get hooked on them (1950s+ Students)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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