polydrug

[pol-ee-druhg]

adjective

being or pertaining to several drug used simultaneously, especially narcotics or addictive drugs: a center for dealing with polydrug abuse.

Nearby words

  1. polydipsia,
  2. polydisperse,
  3. polydomous,
  4. polydontia,
  5. polydorus,
  6. polydysplasia,
  7. polyelectrolyte,
  8. polyembryony,
  9. polyendocrine deficiency syndrome,
  10. polyene

Origin of polydrug

First recorded in 1970–75; poly- + drug1

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British Dictionary definitions for poly-drug

poly-drug

adjective

involving or taking more than one kind of illegal druga poly-drug user
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