a drug, usually recently discovered or developed, noted for its startling curative effect, as an antibiotic or sulfa drug.
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What does “vacillate” mean?
Also called miracle drug.
Origin of wonder drug
First recorded in 1935–40
Words nearby wonder drug
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Example sentences from the Web for wonder drug
Nor is seasickness an issue, because of the wonder-drug Meclizine, sold as Sea Calm.In Defense of Cruises: Ignore the Carnival Sewage Disaster|Andrew Roberts|February 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST