on drugs

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on drugs

: using drugs or high on drugs
  • She looks like she's on drugs.

Word by Word Definitions

drug play drugs
  1. : a substance used as a medication or in the preparation of medication

  2. : a substance recognized in an official pharmacopoeia or formulary (see formulary 3)

  3. : a substance intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease

  1. : to affect with a drug (see 1drug)

  2. : to administer a drug to

  3. : to lull or stupefy as if with a drug

  1. : dialectal past tense of drag


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