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- n. A person with a chemical or psychological dependency on a drug, especially one which is illegal or improperly procured.
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- n. a narcotics addict
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Except that she’s a drug addict but other than that she is soooooooooooooooooo cool.
Woody Jordan and Bob Cavanaugh, another veteran of the Murder Task Force, were assigned to defend Kevin Dean, forty-two, a convicted car thief and drug addict who was charged with shooting Officer James Camp during a struggle over the officer’s gun.
Aloysius recognized him as a local drug addict known as the “Hype,” a nickname for junkies who used hypodermic needles.