[ ree-toks ]
/ ˈri tɒks /
a period during which a person interrupts or ends a regimen of abstinence from alcohol, drugs, or unhealthy food, often as a binge: Bring on the chili cheese fries, because after four months of clean eating, I’m ready for a little retox!Compare healthonism.
verb (used without object)
to interrupt or end a regimen of abstinence from alcohol, drugs, or unhealthy food, often as a binge: If we find out you’re retoxing with your druggie friends, you’re not coming back in this house.
THIS WEEK’S WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS POSITIVELY FELICIFIC
Do you study our Words of the Day with great assiduity? See how many you remember from March 30 to April 5!
Question 1 of 7
Words nearby retox
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020