drug dealer


: a person who sells illegal drugs

Examples of drug dealer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Over the past two months, a jury of Northern California residents in Sacramento has heard from a half-dozen men and women who testified as prosecution witnesses on the day-to-day life of a drug dealer for the Aryan Brotherhood. Nate Gartrell, The Mercury News, 31 Mar. 2024 Production on Season 3 had already been delayed due to the Hollywood strikes and the death of co-star Angus Cloud, who played drug dealer Fez. Marc Malkin, Variety, 29 Mar. 2024 Leon has a career spanning four decades, and is also the vocalist and songwriter of the group Leon and the Peoples. Birdie Sheppard The city’s local drug dealer. Okla Jones, Essence, 26 Mar. 2024 Not certain what to do, they were advised by a local drug dealer to kill two of the men. Charles Rabin, Miami Herald, 25 Mar. 2024 There are also ways an accidental death could result in someone being held criminally responsible or liable in civil court, such as an overdose death in which officials prosecute the drug dealer. Grace Toohey, Los Angeles Times, 30 Mar. 2024 Cantu has claimed that a rival drug dealer killed the two over money. María Luisa Paúl, Washington Post, 28 Feb. 2024 The show focused on James St. Patrick (played by Omari Hardwick), a drug dealer nicknamed Ghost whose only wish was to leave the world of crime behind and become a legitimate businessman. Damien Scott, Billboard, 13 Mar. 2024 Director: Steven Spielberg Cast: Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern, Richard Attenborough, Samuel L. Jackson A policeman (Arnold Schwarzenegger) must pose as a kindergarten teacher to catch a ruthless drug dealer (Richard Tyson) and his mastermind mother (a brilliant Carroll Baker). EW.com, 2 Mar. 2024

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“Drug dealer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drug%20dealer. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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