Definition of drug baron in English:

drug baron

Syllabification: drug ba·ron

noun

  • A person who controls an organization dealing in illegal drugs: the deportation of a reputed drug baron
    More example sentences
    • The drug baron was arrested in August last year in a phone box in the fishing village of Sant Pol de Mar, 230 days after he absconded from Liverpool Crown Court.
    • The novel, a gritty tale of the rise of a drug baron, generated controversy with its raw subject matter and sales skyrocketed.
    • Benito has connections with the local drug baron, who finances the construction of a hospital, while one of the other priests, who stays in the mountains, protects the guerrillas who work for the traffickers.

More definitions of drug baron

Definition of drug baron in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmālˌsträm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea