crystal meth

noun
variants: or less commonly

crystal methamphetamine

Definition of crystal meth

  1. :  methamphetamine in the form of crystals of its hydrochloride salt C10H15N·HCl when used illicitly for smoking, snorting, or injecting Crystal meth is so addictive that users often need to make several attempts to break their habit. — Jeremy Quittner —called also crank, crystal, ice

Origin and Etymology of crystal meth

meth short for methamphetamine


First Known Use: 1969


CRYSTAL METH Defined for English Language Learners

crystal meth

noun

Definition of crystal meth for English Language Learners

  • : an illegal drug in the form of crystals that causes you to feel more energetic and alert when you smoke it


Medical Dictionary

crystal meth

noun
variants: or

crystal methamphetamine

Medical Definition of crystal meth

  1. :  methamphetamine in the form of crystals of its hydrochloride salt C10H15N·HCl when used illicitly for smoking, snorting, or injecting—called also crank, crystal, ice


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