drug addict


noun

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 addict

junkie, addict, user, freak, burnout, dopehead, doper, druggie, hophead

British Dictionary definitions for drug addict

drug addict

noun

any person who is abnormally dependent on narcotic drugsSee addiction
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