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dexy

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Pronunciation: /ˈdɛksi
 
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Definition of dexy in English:

noun (plural dexies)

[mass noun] informal
1.1 [count noun] A tablet of Dexedrine.
Example sentences
  • On the street Adderall ® is known as beans, black beauties, dexies, pep pills, speed, and uppers.
  • I am experiencing the side-effects that you usually experience while on dexies for treatment of ADD.
  • Many people report increased attention and memory on dexies, and have used this to increase motivation to study.

Origin

1950s: abbreviation.

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