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drug addict

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noun
  1. a person who is addicted to a narcotic.
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Origin of drug addict

First recorded in 1915–20
Also called dope addict.
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Related Words

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

British Dictionary definitions for drug addict

drug addict

noun
  1. any person who is abnormally dependent on narcotic drugsSee addiction
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