American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Slang A narcotics addict, especially one using heroin.
- n. Slang One who has an insatiable interest or devotion: a sports junkie.
- n. slang, pejorative A narcotics addict, especially referring to heroin users.
- n. by extension An enthusiast of something.
- n. a narcotics addict
- n. someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
“Don't call her an addict: Marisa Woolsey prefers the term "junkie" -- "infomercial junkie," that is.”
“And Midge, Don's one-time Bohemian lover, is a heroin junkie peddling her paintings and even herself for the next fix.”
“Ken Rudin, our political junkie, is going to be with us, and we're going to look at the toss-up races in the House excuse me, in the Senate and the four state houses.”
“It turns out that Midge, over the past few years, has turned into a heroin junkie and in fact tracked down Don and staged a fake run-in to try to lure him into buying a painting to pay for her next fix.”
“Sounds like a heroin junkie, tap a vein Sarah, just call it what it is, oil junkie.”
“If you are a ruin junkie, travel farther north to the "City of Thunder," El Tajin.”
“I just cranked it out like a word junkie all hopped up on the Foul Language Movement.”
“Blogger finally let me successfully upload the video snippet of our happy little adrenalin junkie flying on the aerial slide yesterday afternoon.”
“I became a scientists because I'm an adrenalin junkie!”
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Edit: Many of the following are madeupical, but many are not. See als...
Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
Words coined or popularized during the Roaring '20s.
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