smackhead


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smackhead

(ˈsmækˌhɛd)
n
(Recreational Drugs) slang Brit a person who is addicted to heroin
Translations

smackhead

[ˈsmækhɛd] n (= heroin addict) → accro mf à l'héro

smackhead

n (sl)Heroinfixer(in) m(f)
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Proctor met her boyfriend, self-confessed "smackhead" Patrick Nicholson, after she became homeless and they soon began targeting pensioners in Salford in a "despicable" burglary spree to feed their addiction.
Saying he was a 'smackhead', he demanded cash, pulled rings off the wife's fingers and threatened them with a knife before kidnapping them and taking them to an ATM.
Byrne got out of a blue car and called Mr Daly a "smackhead".
Another one on the rear window of her other car, a Volkswagen Jetta, reads: "Faster than a smackhead's giro." Liz said: "I just get young people asking me what a giro is." Just to explain to any under-40s reading this, giro is an old word for a benefits cheque...
A sticker on the rear window of her other car, a VW Jetta, reads: "Faster than a smackhead's giro."
They told her they were going to "pimp her out to every smackhead in Exeter for PS3 a time" and threatened to shave off her hair and set light to her.
However, Mr Pratt said he was overheard to call him a "smackhead" and say: "Watch when I get you, Ste, I'm gonna cut you right up."
Prosecutor Alex Mann said their victim earlier asked if they had seen her son out in Colne, Lancs, and one of them replied: "He's a smackhead." Ms Mann said: "The victim was unhappy and said, 'Excuse me, that's my son and he's never taken drugs.' She continued to search Colne and they again cross paths."
Yet his downward spiral was so complete that by the end he had become a 'smackhead.'.
But he is also bidding farewell to his late wife Sheila (laid out in a coffin in the bar) and their prodigal smackhead son Carl (Keir Howard).