[ hop-hed ]
/ ˈhɒpˌhɛd /
noun Older Slang.
a narcotics addict, especially an opium addict.
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British Dictionary definitions for hophead
/ (ˈhɒpˌhɛd) /
slang, mainly US a heroin or opium addict
Word Origin for hophead
C20: from obsolete slang hop opium; see hop ²
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