Definition Of addict


a person who is addicted to a particular substance, typically an illegal drug.

a former heroin addict

Example Of addict

  • a former heroin addict

  • A former heroin and crack addict , he has been off drugs and in the community for five years.

  • A heroin addict who ran a drugs den frequented by dealers at all hours of the day has been jailed for 18 months.

  • a must-buy book for the crossword-puzzle addict

  • a self-confessed chocolate addict

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