hophead

noun hop·head \ ˈhäp-ˌhed \

Definition of hophead

slang
:a drug addict

Examples of hophead in a Sentence

  1. in the early 20th century hopheads were people one expected to find only in the netherworld of jazz

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First Known Use of hophead

1895

hophead Synonyms

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


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