• WordNet 3.6
    • n junky 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 junky a narcotics addict
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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

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:

Fortunately, for newly born and old school space junkies alike, NASA has done a killer job of publicizing all of its recent endeavors.
On Monday of this past week, I asked myself the question that I'm sure has been on many an Olympic junkie 's mind: Now what am I going to watch on TV for the next four years.
Jason Silva: Wonder junkie .
Mudville / Olympian Week Reflections of an Olympics junkie .
News Hit the Street — The Food Truck Junkie Tells You Where to Go.
" The musician told the Telegraph that he became "a Disney junkie " after vacationing with his family aboard a Disney cruise.
'My Life as a Skateboarder Junkie Inmate Pastor'.
Visual junkie 's collections inspire daily blog.
DECOR Visual junkie 's well-curated stockpile inspires daily blog.
A Special Conversation with Ken Rudin, NPR's Political Junkie .
WRVO to host NPR Political Junkie Ken Rudin at Syracuse Stage May 31st.
Ken Rudin, NPR's 'Political Junkie ,' at Syracuse Stage on Thursday, May 31st at 7PM.
I am a social media junkie, this is what I do.
My secret's out: I'm a big technology junkie.
I'm a fantasy sports junkie myself.