What is another word for addict?

Synonyms for addict
ˈæd ɪkt; əˈdɪktad·dict

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Wiktionary3.5 / 2 votes

  1. addictverb

    dedicate, hooked, adapt, devote, consecrate, fit

  2. addictverb

    A person who is addicted, especially to a harmful drug

    fit, dedicate, consecrate, adapt, hooked, devote, habitue, aficionado, junkie, devotee, fan, adherent, enthusiast, slave

  3. addictverb

    An adherent or fan (of something)

    fit, adapt, devote, consecrate, dedicate, hooked, habitue, devotee, enthusiast, adherent, fan, aficionado, junkie, slave

  4. addictverb

    To adapt; to make suitable; to fit.

    devote, hooked, dedicate, consecrate, adapt, fit

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. addict, nut, freak, junkie, junkynoun

    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"

    bollock, testis, junkie, lusus naturae, monster, screwball, nut, junky, monstrosity, egg, fruitcake, en, testicle, ball, orchis, crank, drug addict, nut case, crackpot, ballock, freak

  2. addictverb

    someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms

    freak, junkie, junky, nut

  3. addict, hookverb

    to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

    fleece, thieve, filch, cabbage, surcharge, sneak, snare, accost, snarf, swipe, hook, pluck, nobble, pilfer, crochet, overcharge, pinch, soak, lift, gazump, cop, rob, glom, solicit, purloin, snitch, plume, knock off, abstract

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  1. junkie

    someone addicted to drugs that will do whatever they can to buy even the smallest amount for a fix

    the heads are out panhandling for their fix early today.

    Submitted by anonymous on May 19, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes4.0 / 1 vote

  1. addictverb

    accustom (commonly in a bad sense), habituate, dedicate, devote, apply (habitually), give, give up

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. addictverb

    habituate, accustom

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "addict":

    junkie, crackhead

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  1. Don Maines:

    I've had one addict describe it as $5 insanity, they still want to try it because it's so cheap. It gives them heightened awareness. They feel stronger and more sensitive to touch. But then the paranoia sets in.

  2. Jim Ronca:

    This man is a flight risk, in addition, he is a drug addict.

  3. Chuck Negron:

    I have a 47-year-old daughter, who we’re very close now… But her mother left, took her, I didn’t see her for years, i have a son, Chuckie, whose mother was an addict. I was an addict. And he ended up, of course, being an addict… He ended up in prison, which broke my heart… Now he’s clean and doing well.

  4. Derek Clarke:

    Just because they’re a drug addict doesn’t mean we’re not going to give them something for their pain.

  5. Shirley Chisholm:

    It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality. There are more television addicts, more baseball and football addicts, more movie addicts, and certainly more alcohol addicts in this country than there are narcotics addicts.

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  • ሱሰኛAmharic
  • مدمنة, مدمنArabic
  • пристрастявам, привърженик, навиквам, наркоман, пристрастявам сеBulgarian
  • addicteCatalan, Valencian
  • závislák, fanatikCzech
  • addictDanish
  • Süchtiger, süchtigGerman
  • toksomaniulo, maniuloEsperanto
  • [[causar]] [[adicción]] [[en]], [[volver]] [[adicto]], drogadicto, toxicómano, adictoSpanish
  • sõltlaneEstonian
  • [[tulla]] [[riippuvaiseksi]], riippuvainen, orjuuttaa, alkoholisoida, [[jäädä]] [[koukkuun]], addikti, omistautua, alkoholisti, [[saada]] [[koukkuun]], kannattaja, -himoinen, entusiasti, fani, väärinkäyttäjä, narkomaaniFinnish
  • dépendant, dépendante, intoxiquéFrench
  • andúileachIrish
  • tràill, leanmhainneachScottish Gaelic
  • narcomano, dependenteInterlingua
  • dipendenteItalian
  • 中毒者Japanese
  • ಅಳುಪುKannada
  • 중독자Korean
  • dependensLatin
  • fan, verslaafdeDutch
  • uzależniony, maniak, nałogowiec, fanatyk, entuzjastaPolish
  • adicto, fanático, viciado, entusiasta, viciar, viciar-sePortuguese
  • зависимыйRussian
  • người nghiệnVietnamese
  • 癮君子Chinese

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