Synonyms for junkie

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Junkie looked up with sparkling eyes, and said that Milly did it.

It was evident that Junkie had a will of his own, and was accustomed to exert it on all occasions.

“Nevertheless, it may not be fair to call it a lie, Junkie,” said Jackman.

“Father never rose a fish there,” said Junkie, with a demure look.

A little shriek of laughter burst from Junkie on hearing this.

MacRummle was a heavy sleeper, so Junkie had no difficulty in recovering his cap.

In desperate haste, Junkie, bending low, tried to extract the hook.

Do you know, Junkie, that this is the very spot where your Cousin Milly fell?

Archie came first, Eddie next, and Junkie brought up the rear.

Just after he had rushed out of the nursery, Junkie burst in.

WORD ORIGIN

"drug addict," 1923, from junk (n.1) in the narcotics sense + -y (3). Junker in the same sense is recorded from 1922. Junk for "narcotic" is older.

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addict

nounperson who has compulsion toward
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