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

Definition of cokehead

: a person who uses cocaine compulsively

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Recent Examples on the Web There is a community of other cokeheads just like me on the app, sharing stories just like mine., "Cocaine, Coronavirus & Me," 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, "Clout City / Politics Why did Carlos Ramirez-Rosa get kicked out of the City Council’s Latino Caucus?," 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 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of cokehead

informal : a person who uses cocaine as an illegal drug : a cocaine addict

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