Definition of methedrine in English:

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methedrine

Pronunciation: /ˈmɛθədrɪn/
/ˈmɛθədriːn/

noun

trademark in the UK
Another term for methamphetamine.
Example sentences
  • In the NHSDA, stimulant use was defined as the nonmedical use of benzedrine, amphetamines, biphetamine, Dexamyl, Dexedrine, Fastin, Ionamin, methamphetamine, methedrine, Methylphenidate, or Preludin.
  • The agents also seized 65 kg of amphetamines and around 5kg of methedrine, the main ingredient in the manufacture of amphetamines, as well as manufacturing equipment with a market value of around NT $100 million.
  • Nevertheless, he was to remain fairly anonymous, financially impoverished, and addicted to methedrine for most of his life.

Origin

1930s: blend of methyl and Benzedrine.

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