Definition of hophead in English:

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hophead

Pronunciation: /ˈhäpˌhed/

noun

informal
North American A drug addict.
Example sentences
  • The outside threat to the paper towel roll pipe proceedings gets us cheering for the hopheads, hoping that they defeat those who would harsh our buzz.
  • Our friend Lieutenant Doncaster looked at the two hopheads, looked at me and knew right away I wasn't the Knightmare.
  • We looked on the hopheads, crooks and gunsels and on their bawdy ladies as members of a family among whom we were privileged to move.

Origin

Early 20th century: from hop2 + head.

Words that rhyme with hophead

drophead, mophead

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Syllabification: hop·head

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