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or drug·gy

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noun Slang.
  1. a habitual user of drugs, especially a narcotic or illicit drug.
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Origin of druggie

First recorded in 1965–70; drug1 + -ie
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  • 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


  1. informal a drug addict
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