Definition of legal high in English:
A substance with stimulant or mood-altering properties whose sale or use is not banned by current legislation regarding the misuse of drugs: the US and Australia have been swift to clamp down on legal highs, and the UK seems ready to follow suit
More example sentences
- He added: "The emergence of 'legal highs' is a major feature of Europe's drugs problem today."
- Legislation regulating the sale of benzylpiperazine (BZP) and potentially a raft of other "legal highs" was passed by Parliament last month.
- It's 10.30 on a Saturday night in Wellington and, two-thirds of the way up Cuba St, legal highs are being dispensed to a steady stream of punters through a manned vending window in the store-front of Cosmic Corner.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia