addict


addict

noun

Definition of ADDICT

1
a person who regularly uses drugs especially illegally <an inspiring story about addicts who seek help and manage to kick their habit>
Synonyms addict, dopehead, druggie (also druggy), fiend, freak [slang], head, hophead [slang], hype [slang], junkie (also junky), stoner, user
Antonyms nonaddict, nonuser
2
a person with a strong and habitual liking for something <science-fiction addicts who eagerly await each new installment in the series>
Synonyms addict, 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, sucker
Antonyms nonfan

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