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noun as in drug taker

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A self-described comic book nerd, big film fan, and pop culture junkie, the prolific DePaul University alum began his career in Chicago’s underground scene.

Whether you’re a political junkie, a lover of gossip or a fan of engaging writing, “A Promised Land” will leave you wanting more.

The court doesn’t look at me like I’m a real person, they’re looking at me like I’m a junkie.

The company’s app supplies updates, analyst notes, and data tools for market junkies.

From Fortune

I have to ask you, because I know you’re as much as a junkie as I am.

From Ozy

And the bipolar junkie will stop at nothing to be promoted to detective inspector in a bid to win back his wife and children.

This junkie is about to begin a three-day, neo-African, sometimes-terrifying, ritualistic trip.

Unless you live in Ohio, or are a political junkie, chances are you have never heard of its Republican governor, John Kasich.

He added: “After a while you kind of get to be a crisis junkie and anything else is boring.”

That is another way of saying that the junkie, unlike our “American business man,” knows himself.

“Oh, do tell us about that,” cried Junkie and his brothers, turning eagerly to Jackman.

Junkie went a few steps with him, intending to fetch another divit.

He towered over the skinny junkie, and was five or six times wider than her.

But this was new, new new, not old new, and new was always appealing to a certain kind of novelty junkie in Imagineering.

We need not say that Junkie declined obedience, neither would he listen to the silvery blandishments of Gertie.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to junkie, such as: addict, drug abuser, drug addict, drug fiend, narcotics addict, and user.

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