junkie

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n junkie 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"
    • n junkie a narcotics addict
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Usage

In literature:

There aren't any junkies anymore!
"Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom" by Cory Doctorow
Junkie's main characteristic was strength of lungs, and his chief delight to make that fact known.
"The Settler and the Savage" by R.M. Ballantyne
Junkie, did you hear the gong?
"The Eagle Cliff" by R.M. Ballantyne
A junky, a drug addict.
"The Man Who Staked the Stars" by Charles Dye
Some are bums and junkies, some are runaways.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
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In poetry:

Said the Junkie skeleton
Can't we get a fix?
Said the Big Brother skeleton
Jail the dirty pricks
"Ballad Of The Skeletons" by Allen Ginsberg

In news:

When it comes to the subject of drugs, King FOE's new EP, Junkie , is about as viciously honest and descriptive as it gets.
And, other political junkie theories.
Political Junkie Road Show presented by WMFE & Tiger Bay Club of Central Florida.
'Jeopardy junkie ' living the dream.
Confessions of a CNY 'Storage Wars' junkie .
Spirit Junkie tips for the New Year.
Who knew I'd become a supplement junkie .
I'm not lazy, fat or a junkie .
Spirit Junkie by Gabrielle Bernstein.
(In France, Subutex is free to junkies .
Gear Junkie set to tackle Chile's terrain once again.
For severe weather junkies , there's also a balance between experiencing severe weather and staying safe from it.
But of course, the occasional brush with fear and danger is what keeps the severe weather junkies coming back.
I don't profess to be a tech junkie who knows the complete rundown of Steve Jobs life and career.
Calling all beauty junkies, this holiday was practically invented for you.
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