Definition of basehead in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbāsˌhed/


US informal
A habitual abuser of freebase or crack cocaine.
Example sentences
  • Even though we got into altercations with baseheads and security guards and were almost dog food to a pack of wild ghetto dogs, I'd do it all again.
  • I know a lot of freaks and baseheads want to come see you live.
  • In plain view too, I ran out with a crowbar hammered it upside his cranium, he fell over dead, but no blood, only dust, he's a basehead.


1980s: from a shortened form of freebase + -head2.

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Syllabification: base·head

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