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drug addict

[ druhg-ad-ikt ]
/ ˈdrʌg ˌæd ɪkt /
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Definition of drug addict

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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British Dictionary definitions for drug addict

drug addict

noun
any person who is abnormally dependent on narcotic drugsSee addiction
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