meth·​e·​drine ˈme-thə-ˌdrēn How to pronounce methedrine (audio)

Examples of methedrine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Zoghra, serving a five-year sentence on a Cook County conviction for possessing 5 to 15 grams of methedrine, was scheduled for parole June 9, according to Illinois Department of Corrections inmate records online. Dennis Sullivan, Chicago Tribune, 14 June 2023 Her father is a recovering alcoholic, opiate and crystal methedrine addict who left the family when Ms. Danler was 3, Ms. Danler writes in the book. Alex Williams, New York Times, 13 Feb. 2020

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Word History


from Methedrine, a trademark

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of methedrine was in 1939

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“Methedrine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition


meth·​e·​drine ˈmeth-ə-drən How to pronounce methedrine (audio) -drēn How to pronounce methedrine (audio)
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