strung out

adjective

Definition of strung out

  1. 1 :  physically debilitated (as from long-term drug addiction)

  2. 2 :  addicted to a drug

  3. 3 :  intoxicated or stupefied from drug use

Examples of strung out in a Sentence

  1. stars strung out across the galaxy

  2. she seems to have been strung out for most of the 1960s

First Known Use of strung out

circa 1959


STRUNG OUT Defined for English Language Learners

strung out

adjective

Definition of strung out for English Language Learners

  • : strongly affected by an illegal drug

  • : spread out with spaces between



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