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junk·ie

also junk·y  (jŭng′kē)
n. pl. junk·ies Slang
1. A narcotics addict, especially one using heroin.
2. One who has an insatiable interest or devotion: a sports junkie.

junkie

(ˈdʒʌŋkɪ) or

junky

n, pl junkies
(Recreational Drugs) an informal word for a drug addict, esp one who injects heroin into himself or herself

junk•ie

or junk•y

(ˈdʒʌŋ ki)

n., pl. junk•ies. Informal.
1. a drug addict, esp. one addicted to heroin.
2. a person with an insatiable craving for something: a chocolate junkie.
3. an enthusiastic follower; devotee: a baseball junkie.
[1920–25, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.junkie - a narcotics addictjunkie - 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
2.junkie - someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addictionjunkie - someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction; "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a bodybuilding freak"; "a news junkie"
enthusiast, partizan, partisan - an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
gym rat - someone who spends all leisure time playing sports or working out in a gymnasium or health spa

junkie

junky
noun
1. addict, user, drug addict, druggie (informal), head (slang), freak (informal), mainliner (slang), smackhead (slang), pill-popper (slang), pothead (slang), cokehead (slang), acidhead (slang), hashhead (slang), weedhead (slang) a heroin junkie in a TV drama
2. lover, fan, supporter, follower, enthusiast, freak (informal), admirer, buff (informal), fanatic, devotee, fiend (informal), zealot, aficionado a vinyl junkie
Translations
بائِع المُخَدِّرات أو مُدْمِنُها
feťák
junkie
narkarnarkomaan
narkkarinarkomaani
narkomannarkomanka
narkós
dópisti, heróínfíkill
narkomāns
fetoš

junkie

[ˈdʒʌŋkɪ] N (= drug addict) → yonqui mf; (= esp of heroin) → heroinómano/a m/f
chocolate junkieadicto/a m/f al chocolate

junkie

[ˈdʒʌŋki] n (= drug user) → junkie mf, drogué(e) m/fjunk mail ncourrier m indésirablejunk room n (US)débarras mjunk shop nbrocante f

junkie

n (inf)Fixer(in) m(f) (inf), → Junkie m (inf); fast food junkieFan mvon Fastfood; computer junkieComputerfreak m (sl)

junkie

junky [ˈdʒʌŋkɪ] n (fam) → tossico/a

junkie

(ˈdʒaŋki) noun
a slang word for a person who is addicted to drugs, especially heroin.

junkie

a. slang, [rel. to drug addiction], vicioso; a, narcómano-a, Mex. tecato-a.

junkie

n (vulg) adicto -ta mf a la heroína
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