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drug addict

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/ ˈdrʌg ˌæd ɪkt /
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noun Sometimes Offensive.

a person who is addicted to a chemical substance, especially a narcotic.

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Origin of drug addict

First recorded in 1915–20

usage note for drug addict

See addict.
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drug addict

noun

any person who is abnormally dependent on narcotic drugsSee addiction
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