Translation of "drug" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /drʌɡ/ us /drʌɡ/

a chemical substance used as a medicine

Scientists are developing a new drug to treat cancer.

an illegal substance that people take to make them feel happy

a drug dealer

(Translation of “drug” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /draɡ/

any substance used in medicine

She has been prescribed a new drug for her stomach pains.

a substance, sometimes one used in medicine, taken by some people to achieve a certain effect, eg great happiness or excitement

droga, estupefaciente
I think she takes drugs
He behaves as though he is on drugs.
druggist noun

(American ) a person who sells medicines etc ; chemist (British ); pharmacist (American).

drugaddict noun

a person who has formed the habit of taking drugs.

drogadicto, toxicómano
drugstore noun

(American ) a shop which sells various articles (eg cosmetics, newpapers and soft drinks) as well as medicines

farmacia que también vende periódicos y comestibles
She had gone to the drugstore for cold medication.

(Translation of “drug” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)