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n. Slang
One who habitually smokes marijuana.
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(Recreational Drugs) slang a habitual user of cannabis
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n. Slang.
a person who habitually smokes marijuana.
[1965–70, Amer.]
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Noun1.pothead - someone who smokes marijuana habitually
head - a user of (usually soft) drugs; "the office was full of secret heads"
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n (inf)Kiffer(in) m(f) (inf)
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