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stoner

[stoh-ner] /ˈstoʊ nər/
noun
1.
Slang. a person who is habitually high on drugs, especially marijuana, or alcohol; a person who is usually stoned.
2.
a person who pelts or assails with stones:
stoners of Paul the Apostle.
3.
Chiefly British. a person or thing that weighs a specified number of stone (used in combination):
a 12-stoner.
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  • This stoner affair, of course, has upset Cotherstone dreadfully.

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  • stoner knew how that half-sheet of foolscap had come into his possession.

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  • "Thirty years is a long time, sir," observed stoner politely.

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  • "Most respectable solicitor in Highmarket," answered stoner, promptly.

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  • The place in which they met was an appropriate one—for stoner's purpose.

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British Dictionary definitions for stoner

stoner

/ˈstəʊnə/
noun
1.
a device for removing stones from fruit
2.
(slang) a person who is habitually under the influence of drugs or alcohol
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Slang definitions & phrases for stoner

stoner

adjective

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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