Definition of narcotist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnɑːkətɪst/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A person addicted to drugs.
Example sentences
  • The narcotist keeps chloroform always at hand.
  • When a diabetic travels abroad, the customs sometimes take his syringe and he is suspected of being a narcotist.
  • The children of habitual opium-eaters or narcotists inherit an unmistakable taint.

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