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meth

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noun Slang.
  1. methamphetamine; Methedrine.
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Origin of meth

by shortening

meth-

  1. a combining form representing methyl in compound words: methenamine.
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Meth.

  1. Methodist.
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  • Meth signifies "death," and schaal means "to ask," or "to demand."

  • He felt as though he had just taken a quart of meth at one jolt—intravenously.

    Brink of Madness

    Walter J. Sheldon

  • Come away, Joan, he'th prob'bly all over coal dutht and all of a meth.

    More William

    Richmal Crompton


British Dictionary definitions for meth

meth

noun informal
  1. short for methamphetamine
  2. short for methadone
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meth-

combining form
  1. indicating a chemical compound derived from methane or containing methyl groupsmethacrylate resin
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Meth.

abbreviation for
  1. Methodist
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Word Origin and History for meth

n.

colloquial abbreviation of methedrine, attested from 1967.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

meth in Medicine

meth

(mĕth)
n.
  1. Methamphetamine hydrochloride.
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meth-

pref.
  1. Methyl:methane.
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