Definition of methedrine in English:

methedrine

Syllabification: meth·e·drine
Pronunciation: /ˈmeTHəˌdrēn, -drin
 
/
(also Methedrine)

noun

( • trademark in the UK)
  • another term for methamphetamine.
    More example sentences
    • In the NHSDA, stimulant use was defined as the nonmedical use of benzedrine, amphetamines, biphetamine, Dexamyl, Dexedrine, Fastin, Ionamin, methamphetamine, methedrine, Methylphenidate, or Preludin.
    • The agents also seized 65 kg of amphetamines and around 5kg of methedrine, the main ingredient in the manufacture of amphetamines, as well as manufacturing equipment with a market value of around NT $100 million.
    • Nevertheless, he was to remain fairly anonymous, financially impoverished, and addicted to methedrine for most of his life.

Origin

1930s: blend of methyl and Benzedrine.

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