Definition of street drug in English:

street drug

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noun

informal
  • A drug sold illegally and used for its mood-altering, stimulant, or sedative effects: well known as an animal tranquillizer, ketamine is also used as an illicit street drug called ‘special K’
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    • Certain medicines, herbal supplements, and illegal street drugs can make your heart beat faster.
    • Some medications and street drugs can also trigger depression.
    • Do you find yourself working all the time, drinking too much alcohol, using street drugs, or seeking thrills from risky activities?

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