drug addict


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drug addict

n
(Recreational Drugs) any person who is abnormally dependent on narcotic drugs. See addiction
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drug addict - a narcotics addictdrug addict - a narcotics addict      
addict - someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
cocaine addict - a person addicted to cocaine
binger, crack addict - someone addicted to crack cocaine
heroin addict - someone addicted to heroin
opium addict, opium taker - someone addicted to opium
withdrawer - a drug addict who is discontinuing the use of narcotics

drug addict

noun junkie (informal), tripper (informal), crack-head (informal), acid head (informal), dope-fiend (slang), hop-head (informal), head (informal) His daughter is a drug addict.
Translations
narkoman
narkoman
narkomaani
narkomannarkomankaovisnik o drogi
麻薬常用者
마약 중독자
narkoman
ผู้ติดยา
người nghiện ma túy

drug addict

ntossicodipendente m/f, tossicomane m/f

drug addict

مُدْمِنٌ مُخَدِّرات narkoman narkoman Drogenabhängiger τοξικομανής drogadicto narkomaani drogué ovisnik o drogi tossicodipendente 麻薬常用者 마약 중독자 drugsverslaafde stoffmisbruker narkoman viciado em droga наркоман narkoman ผู้ติดยา uyuşturucu bağımlısı người nghiện ma túy 瘾君子
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