Definitions for junkieˈdʒʌŋ ki
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drug addict, junkie, junky(noun)
a narcotics addict
addict, nut, freak, junkie, junky(noun)
someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
"a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a bodybuilding freak"; "a news junkie"
A narcotics addict, especially referring to heroin users.
An enthusiast of something.
Junkie: Confessions of an Unredeemed Drug Addict is a novel by American beat generation writer William S. Burroughs, published initially under the pseudonym William Lee in 1953. His first published work, it is semi-autobiographical and focuses on Burroughs' life as a drug user and dealer. It has come to be considered a seminal text on the lifestyle of heroin addicts in the early 1950s.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I'm not a deal junkie, I'm probably a rather old-fashioned corporate financier.
For a basketball junkie like I am, I just loved it, i was actually sick that the series is over.
The vow of silence, that's the mind-blower. See, talking is what I do... i t's a real need with me, a craving, I'm like a word junkie. I never shut up. I talk to myself, I talk in my sleep. The idea of voluntarily turning off that tap, I can't imagine it It'd be like, I don't know, all the rivers in the world just slammed to a stop. No churning, no flowing, no white water, just stillness, crushing stillness. I don't think I could stand it, locked up like that in my own psyche. I'd collapse into myself, I'd implode
Translations for junkie
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- حشاش, مدمنArabic
- ionquiCatalan, Valencian
- Drogenabhängiger, Drogensüchtiger, JunkieGerman
- τοξικομανής, ναρκομανήςGreek
- drogadicto, yonquiSpanish
- narkar, narkomaanEstonian
- nisti, narkkari, narkomaaniFinnish
- accro, toxicomane, droguéFrench
- 麻薬常習者, ジャンキー, 麻薬中毒者Japanese
- 마약중독자, 중독자Korean
- narkoman, ćpunPolish
- drogado, viciadoPortuguese
- наркома́нка, джа́нки, наркома́нRussian
- narkić, narkòmānka, narkòmānSerbo-Croatian
- narkoman, pundare, knarkareSwedish
- esrarkeş, eroinman, keşTurkish
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