dopehead

play
noun dope·head \ ˈdōp-ˌhed \

Definition of dopehead

:a drug addict

Examples of dopehead in a Sentence

  1. threw his roommate out when he discovered that the guy was a dopehead

First Known Use of dopehead

1903

dopehead Synonyms

Synonyms
addict, doper, druggie (also druggy), fiend, freak [slang], head, hophead [slang], hype [slang], junkie (also junky), stoner, user
Antonyms
nonaddict, nonuser
Related Words
acidhead, cokehead, crackhead, pothead, speed freak; burnout

DOPEHEAD Defined for English Language Learners

dopehead

play
noun

Definition of dopehead for English Language Learners

  • : a person who uses a lot of illegal drugs : a drug addict



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dopehead? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

agreeable, attractive, or delicious

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Merriam-Webster's New Words Quiz—Fall 2017 Edition!

  • young-plant-shoots
  • Which of the following is a new sense of the word bunny?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!