speed freak

noun

Definition of speed freak

: one who habitually misuses amphetamines and especially methamphetamine

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Greater regulation of the drugs in 1970, along with the stigma attached to speed freaks, caused the drugs to recede as others became more widely used. CBS News, "Opioid epidemic shares chilling similarities with the past," 30 Oct. 2017 Greater regulation of the drugs in 1970, along with the stigma attached to speed freaks, caused the drugs to recede as others became more widely used. CBS News, "Opioid epidemic shares chilling similarities with the past," 30 Oct. 2017 Greater regulation of the drugs in 1970, along with the stigma attached to speed freaks, caused the drugs to recede as others became more widely used. CBS News, "Opioid epidemic shares chilling similarities with the past," 30 Oct. 2017 Greater regulation of the drugs in 1970, along with the stigma attached to speed freaks, caused the drugs to recede as others became more widely used. CBS News, "Opioid epidemic shares chilling similarities with the past," 30 Oct. 2017 Greater regulation of the drugs in 1970, along with the stigma attached to speed freaks, caused the drugs to recede as others became more widely used. CBS News, "Opioid epidemic shares chilling similarities with the past," 30 Oct. 2017 Greater regulation of the drugs in 1970, along with the stigma attached to speed freaks, caused the drugs to recede as others became more widely used. Washington Post, "Opioid epidemic shares chilling similarities with the past," 28 Oct. 2017

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speed freak

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\ -ˈfrēk How to pronounce speed freak (audio) \

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: one who habitually misuses amphetamines and especially methamphetamine

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