druggy

1
[druhg-ee]

Origin of druggy

1
First recorded in 1970–75; drug1 + -y2

druggy

2
[druhg-ee]
adjective, drug·gi·er, drug·gi·est.
  1. affected by a drug, especially a narcotic or illicit drug: playing to a druggy audience.

Origin of druggy

2

druggie

or drug·gy

[druhg-ee]
noun Slang.
  1. 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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Examples from the Web for druggy

Contemporary Examples of druggy

  • Luke lived through his "druggy" phase with these boys—a bonding experience—but certain boundaries remained between them.

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    Terry Jones: Inside the Koran Burner’s Church

    Leon Dische Becker

    September 11, 2010

  • A few themes run throughout: druggy, decadent bohemia, forbidden or strange sex, art, and power, and, um, cooking.

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    The Best Memoirs Ever, IMHO

    Emily Gould

    July 17, 2010

  • And, when the twosome went into business, did they then run wild, partying with young gals at druggy house parties?

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    Mark Zuckerberg, Movie Villain

    Choire Sicha

    May 24, 2010

Historical Examples of druggy

  • There was a druggy smell about the place that made him slightly dizzy.

    Mystery Wings

    Roy J. Snell


British Dictionary definitions for druggy

druggie

noun
  1. informal a drug addict
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