acidhead

noun
ac·​id·​head | \ ˈa-səd-ˌhed How to pronounce acidhead (audio) \

Definition of acidhead

: an individual who uses LSD

Examples of acidhead in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With acidheads in the streets and upheaval in the studios, 1969 was a time of profound change not just in Hollywood, but in America at large. Alejandro De La Garza, Time, "The True Story Behind Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood," 26 July 2019

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First Known Use of acidhead

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acidhead

acid entry 1 + -head (as in dopehead, hophead, pothead)

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“Acidhead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acidhead. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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