Definitions for junkieˈdʒʌŋ ki

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drug addict, junkie, junky(noun)

    a narcotics addict

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. junkie(Noun)

    A narcotics addict, especially referring to heroin users.

  2. junkie(Noun)

    An enthusiast of something.

Freebase

  1. Junkie

    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

  1. Simon Robey:

    I'm not a deal junkie, I'm probably a rather old-fashioned corporate financier.

  2. Famer Magic Johnson:

    For a basketball junkie like I am, I just loved it, i was actually sick that the series is over.

  3. Andrew Schneider:

    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


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