What are some alternative words for addict?

Synonyms for addict
ˈæd ɪkt; əˈdɪkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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. addict(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    freak, junkie, junky, nut

  3. addict, hook(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    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

Wiktionary

  1. addict(noun)

    Synonyms:
    fit, dedicate, hooked, adapt, devote, consecrate

  2. addict(noun)

    To cause someone to become addicted, especially to a harmful drug

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

  3. addict(verb)

    To involve oneself in something habitually, to the exclusion of almost anything else.

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

  4. addict(verb)

    To adapt; to make suitable; to fit.

    Synonyms:
    devote, hooked, dedicate, consecrate, adapt, fit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. addict(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. addict(v)

    Synonyms:
    habituate, accustom

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    junkie, crackhead

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How to use addict in a sentence?

  1. Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford:

    Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine, am I an addict? No. Have I tried it? Probably in one of my drunken stupors.

  2. Danny Bonaduce:

    Part of alcoholism is lying, when you’re an addict, you know you ca n’tbe honest with people. You say what you wantthem to hear. I ca n’t be mad at David for that, butit’s still a tragedy.

  3. Kirk Pasich:

    Chris, a recovering addict, had a prescription for Ativan and may have taken more Ativan than recommended dosages, the family believes that if Chris took his life, he did not know what he was doing, and that drugs or other substances may have affected his actions.

  4. Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford:

    I do not use crack cocaine, nor am I an addict of crack cocaine.

  5. Paul Coleman:

    The addict may actually see no problem in what they are doing despite injuries, being late for work or important meetings, and having relationship squabbles.


Translations for addict

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  • ሱሰኛAmharic
  • مدمن, مدمنةArabic
  • пристрастявам, привърженик, пристрастявам се, навиквам, наркоманBulgarian
  • addicteCatalan, Valencian
  • závislák, fanatikCzech
  • addictDanish
  • Süchtiger, süchtigGerman
  • maniulo, toksomaniuloEsperanto
  • drogadicto, [[causar]] [[adicción]] [[en]], [[volver]] [[adicto]], adicto, toxicómanoSpanish
  • sõltlaneEstonian
  • alkoholisti, väärinkäyttäjä, fani, -himoinen, kannattaja, [[saada]] [[koukkuun]], omistautua, riippuvainen, [[tulla]] [[riippuvaiseksi]], [[jäädä]] [[koukkuun]], alkoholisoida, orjuuttaa, addikti, entusiasti, narkomaaniFinnish
  • intoxiqué, dépendante, dépendantFrench
  • andúileachIrish
  • tràill, leanmhainneachScottish Gaelic
  • dependente, narcomanoInterlingua
  • dipendenteItalian
  • 中毒者Japanese
  • ಅಳುಪುKannada
  • 중독자Korean
  • dependensLatin
  • verslaafde, fanDutch
  • maniak, fanatyk, entuzjasta, nałogowiec, uzależnionyPolish
  • viciar-se, viciar, entusiasta, viciado, adicto, fanáticoPortuguese
  • зависимыйRussian
  • người nghiệnVietnamese

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