- methamphetamine; Methedrine.
Origin of meth
- a combining form representing methyl in compound words: methenamine.
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Examples from the Web for meth
There is no doubt that meth is destructive, and a clampdown is justified.Chinese Getting Hooked on the Middle East's Favorite Drug
October 20, 2014
There is an ancestral homestead, but it has a meth lab in the barn.Book Bag: Gritty Stories From the Real Montana
Carrie La Seur
October 2, 2014
OK, so—people for years told me to watch Breaking Bad and then I finally put it on and I was like a meth addict.Rob Reiner on the State of Romcoms, ‘The Princess Bride’s’ Alternate Ending, and the Red Viper
July 27, 2014
“Meth is paired with poor whites and gay people,” he continues.
While the meth market seems to be growing globally, fewer than 15 percent of people who try the drug will become addicted.
Meth signifies "death," and schaal means "to ask," or "to demand."Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II
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
- indicating a chemical compound derived from methane or containing methyl groupsmethacrylate resin
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Word Origin and History for meth
colloquial abbreviation of methedrine, attested from 1967.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Methamphetamine hydrochloride.
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