or drug·gy


noun Slang.

a habitual user of drugs, especially a narcotic or illicit drug.

Origin of druggie

First recorded in 1965–70; drug1 + -ie
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Related Words for druggie

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

Examples from the Web for druggie

Contemporary Examples of druggie

Historical Examples of druggie

  • I slept at the halfway house, sharing a dorm with a bunch of actual criminals, gang kids and druggie kids, a couple of real nuts.

    Little Brother

    Cory Doctorow

British Dictionary definitions for druggie



informal a drug addict
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