Definitions for addict

Definitions for (noun) addict

Main entry: addict

Definition: someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms

Main entry: addict, freak, nut, junkie, junky

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

Usage: a golf addict; a car nut; a bodybuilding freak; a news junkie

Definitions for (verb) addict

Main entry: hook, addict

Definition: to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

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