from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang A narcotics addict, especially one using heroin.
  • n. Slang One who has an insatiable interest or devotion: a sports junkie.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A narcotics addict, especially referring to heroin users.
  • n. An enthusiast of something.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a narcotics addict
  • n. someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction


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