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needle man

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Definition of needle man in English:


US informal dated
A drug addict, especially a person addicted to injecting drugs.
Example sentences
  • The only way I take any pills is by mouth - I'm not a needle man.
  • Except for the four card players and the needle man, all were doing absolutely nothing, not even talking.
  • Howard was a needle man — that is, a hopeless drug addict.

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