Definition of Benzedrine in English:

Benzedrine

Syllabification: Ben·ze·drine
Pronunciation: /ˈbenzəˌdrēn
 
/

noun

  • trademark for amphetamine.
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Origin

1930s: blend of benzoin and ephedrine.

More definitions of Benzedrine

Definition of Benzedrine in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skōSH
noun
a small amount; a little