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[stoh-ner] /ˈstoʊ nər/
Slang. a person who is habitually high on drugs, especially marijuana, or alcohol; a person who is usually stoned.
a person who pelts or assails with stones:
stoners of Paul the Apostle.
Chiefly British. a person or thing that weighs a specified number of stone (used in combination):
a 12-stoner. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • stoner followed his friend out of the little house, and once outside took him by the arm.

    The Borough Treasurer Joseph Smith Fletcher
  • "Most respectable solicitor in Highmarket," answered stoner, promptly.

    The Borough Treasurer Joseph Smith Fletcher
  • I wish it had been Mr. stoner himself who fell through those rotten stairs!

    Mary Ware's Promised Land Annie Fellows Johnston
  • But he found that stoner was not to be stared down, and eventually he spoke.

    The Borough Treasurer Joseph Smith Fletcher
  • We lingered over the dish loud in our praise of the energetic stoner.

    The Red Horizon Patrick MacGill
British Dictionary definitions for stoner


a device for removing stones from fruit
(slang) a person who is habitually under the influence of drugs or alcohol
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for stoner



An intoxicated or stuporous person: mumbles a stoner performance that's sidesplittingly funny/ It's different than it was in the '60s because it's not just your obvious stoner types. It's the jocks and the A-plus students. It's just about everybody (1960s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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