- a person who is addicted to a narcotic.
Origin of drug addict
First recorded in 1915–20
Also called dope addict.
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Related Words for drug addictjunkie, addict, user, freak, burnout, dopehead, doper, druggie, hophead
- any person who is abnormally dependent on narcotic drugsSee addiction
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