junkie

Definitions of junkie
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n a narcotics addict

Synonyms:
drug addict, junky
Types:
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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
Type of:
addict
someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms

n someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction

“a news junkie
Synonyms:
addict, freak, junky, nut
Types:
gym rat
someone who spends all leisure time playing sports or working out in a gymnasium or health spa
Type of:
enthusiast, partisan, partizan
an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity

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