What is another word for addict?

Synonyms for addict
ˈæd ɪkt; əˈdɪktad·dict

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  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 WordNet

  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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Editors Contribution

  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 Synonymes

  1. addictverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. addictverb

    habituate, accustom

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "addict":

    junkie, crackhead

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  1. 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.

  2. Derek Clarke:

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

  3. Matt Gaetz:

    They don’t want to fund the police, they want to addict the police to the federal dollar, and that comes with a more efficient way to ensure centralized decision-making.

  4. 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.

  5. James Hart:

    It was a slow unveiling of my sexuality that was of course, very difficult for us, and then… I wind up as a crack cocaine addict [in 2002] after having been sober for 21 years. And Carly went through all of that with me. So the unraveling is rather dramatic.

Translations for addict

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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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