Definition of hallucinogen in English:

hallucinogen

Syllabification: hal·lu·ci·no·gen
Pronunciation: /həˈlo͞osənəˌjen
 
/

noun

A drug that causes hallucinations, such as LSD.
More example sentences
  • Those nine substances are sedatives, amphetamines, analgesics, tranquilizers, inhalants, marijuana, cocaine, hallucinogens, and heroin.
  • Measures were obtained on amphetamines, hallucinogens, cocaine and crack, heroin, and steroids, but were not included in analysis due to insufficient numbers of users.
  • These drugs included heroin, cocaine, hallucinogens, and PCP.

Derivatives

hallucinogenic

Pronunciation: /həˌlo͞osənəˈjenik/
adjective
More example sentences
  • Six cannabis plants were seized along with a quantity of cannabis resin and the hallucinogenic drug LSD referred to on the streets as magic mushrooms.
  • It is not addictive and it is not hallucinogenic.
  • LSD is a hallucinogenic drug which distorts the way the mind perceives things.

Definition of hallucinogen in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day oleaginous
Pronunciation: ˌəʊlɪˈadʒɪnəs
adjective
rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily