pot·​head | \ ˈpät-ˌhed How to pronounce pothead (audio) \

Definition of pothead

: a person who frequently smokes marijuana

Examples of pothead in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web America's proudest pothead has decided to hang up his joint. NBC News, 3 Dec. 2019 Our ostensible hero, Moondog (a blissed-out, slack-jawed Matthew McConaughey), is a celebrated pothead-poet who stumbles through in a kind of a devil-may-care delirium. Isaac Feldberg, Fortune, 3 Apr. 2020 Frost Wellness trend: CBD Before 2010, only cannabis researchers and the most dedicated of potheads had heard of cannabidiol. Oliver Staley, Quartzy, 29 Nov. 2019 During halftime those ramps would be, er, loaded with potheads. Gary Peterson, The Mercury News, 12 July 2019 Since then, MacGyver-ish tobacco smokers and potheads have done extensive research on secret spots to light up in the park. Sunset, 22 Jan. 2018 My tenure as a podhead has sustained and outlasted two pregnancies, two career shifts, and a recent foray into being a pothead (edibles, to help me sleep). Lauren Mechling, Vogue, 27 May 2019 That doesn’t mean toking up in front of them — from both the parenting and pothead perspectives, there are reasons that might be a bad idea. Robin Abrahams, BostonGlobe.com, 19 June 2018 And Tommy doesn’t just play a pothead on the big screen. Eric Mercado, Los Angeles Magazine, 25 May 2018 See More

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First Known Use of pothead

1957, in the meaning defined above

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“Pothead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pothead. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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