A patch impregnated with nicotine and worn on the skin by a person trying to give up smoking. Nicotine is gradually absorbed into the bloodstream, helping reduce the craving for cigarettes.
More example sentences
- The nicotine gum and the nicotine patch can be bought without a prescription from your doctor.
- You might try using nicotine gum or a nicotine patch.
- For example, the patient who needs to be doing something with his or her hands may prefer the nicotine inhaler over the nicotine patch.
Definition of nicotine patch in:
- The British & World English dictionary