Definition of druggy in English:

druggy

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Pronunciation: /ˈdrʌgi
 
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informal

adjective (druggier, druggiest)

  • Caused by, involving, or given to taking illegal drugs: a druggy haze the druggy world of rock and roll
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    • One day, at East Dulwich boating pond, I experienced a druggy ecstasy.
    • Imagine the stylized druggy scenes from Requiem for a Dream amplified by a magnitude of ten and you'll be close to understanding director Akerlund's pull-out-all-the-stops approach.
    • The band seems to be shooting for a dreamy, druggy vibe, but sludgy tunes like ‘Manatee Man’ are too forgettable to hold even a stoner's interest.

noun

(also druggie) (plural druggies) Back to top  
  • A drug addict or habitual user of drugs.
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    • The sorry truth for all you druggies is that the myth that taking drugs equates to being a more interesting member of society has been exploded.
    • That's why my parents don't suspect I'm doing drugs since they think that all druggies get bad grades and do poorly in school.
    • Spun puts a spin on the world of druggies, drug makers, and drug dealers.

Origin

late 16th century (as an adjective): from drug + -y1. The noun dates from the 1960s.

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