Entry from British & World English dictionary
A person who craves morphine; a morphine addict.
- To be a libertine is to be in a physical condition like that of a morphiomaniac, a drunkard, or a smoker.
- All morphiomaniacs are, doubtless, more or less like each other as far as the symptoms of the disease are concerned.
- Every reputable physician approaches with something of dread the subject of the treatment of those classes of patients known as morphiomaniacs and dipsomaniacs.
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