Simple Definition of stimulant
: something (such as a drug) that makes you more active or gives you more energy
: something that causes more activity
Full Definition of stimulant
1 : an agent (as a drug) that produces a temporary increase of the functional activity or efficiency of an organism or any of its parts
2 : stimulus
3 : an alcoholic beverage —not used technically
Examples of stimulant
The movie was a stimulant to discussion.
<the relaxed zoning regulations should serve as a stimulant for development in the area>
First Known Use of stimulant
STIMULANT Defined for Kids
Definition of stimulant
: stimulating or tending to stimulate
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