Definition of Benzedrine in English:


Syllabification: Ben·ze·drine
Pronunciation: /ˈbenzəˌdrēn


Trademark for amphetamine.
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  • I have to take a drug called Klonopin, which is like a Benzedrine.
  • In the early hours of the morning, when everyone else was feeling tired, the Benzedrine clicked in and I could have gone on celebrating until dawn - it was my first and last experience of an ‘upper’!
  • Devastated, he increased his intake of Benzedrine and Seconal to help him sleep.


1930s: blend of benzoin and ephedrine.

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