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addict

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of addict

  1. 1 a person who regularly uses drugs especially illegally <an inspiring story about addicts who seek help and manage to kick their habit> Synonyms doper, dopehead, druggie (also druggy), fiend, freak [slang], head, hophead [slang], hype [slang], junkie (also junky), stoner, userRelated Words acidhead, cokehead, crackhead, pothead, speed freak; burnoutAntonyms nonaddict, nonuser

  2. 2 a person with a strong and habitual liking for something <science-fiction addicts who eagerly await each new installment in the series> Synonyms fan, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fanatic, fancier, fiend, fool, freak, habitué (also habitue), head, hound, junkie (also junky), lover, maniac, maven (also mavin), nut, suckerRelated Words groupie; admirer, amateur, collector, connoisseur, dilettante; authority, expert; adherent, convert, cultist, disciple, follower, hanger-on, votary; advocate, apostle, backer, champion, evangelist, exponent, friend, patron, promoter, proponent, supporter; partisan (also partizan), zealot; booster, rooter, well-wisher; faddistNear Antonyms nonadmirer; belittler, carper, critic, detractorAntonyms nonfan




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