Definition of etheromaniac in English:

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etheromaniac

Pronunciation: /ˌiːθ(ə)rə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪak/

noun

dated
A person addicted to the use of ether as a drug.
Example sentences
  • As a rule, an etheromaniac is never cured except by the impossibility of satisfying his passion.
  • Etheromaniacs would get drunk quicker and sober up in a few minutes with no hangover.
  • The habit spread across large sections of the population, and young women and priests were among the frequent etheromaniacs.

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