coke·​head | \ ˈkō-ked How to pronounce cokehead (audio) , ˈkōk-ˌhed \

Definition of cokehead

: a person who uses cocaine compulsively

Examples of cokehead in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Among the 14 characters Wagner wrote for Lily Tomlin — her partner then, and her wife since 2013 — just two were male; only one, a health nut by day and a cokehead by night, remains in the revised edition presented here. New York Times, 11 Jan. 2022 It is run by Saul Prokosh, a cokehead and would-be slick operator—yet another person trying to get a handle on the relation between mind and brain. Katherine A. Powers, WSJ, 4 June 2021 There is a community of other cokeheads just like me on the app, sharing stories just like mine., 23 Apr. 2020 At one time or another over the years, the City Council's been inhabited by drunks, philanderers, cokeheads, bribe takers, wire wearers, and various other miscreants of every race, creed, and color. Ben Joravsky, Chicago Reader, 24 May 2018

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First Known Use of cokehead

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Cokehead.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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