Translation of "narcotic" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /nɑːˈkɒt.ɪk/ us /nɑːrˈkɑːt̬-/

mainly US an illegal drug such as heroin or cocaine

He faces three years in jail for selling narcotics.

specialized medical a drug that makes you want to sleep and prevents you feeling pain

Morphine is a narcotic.

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


noun /naːˈkotik/

a type of drug that stops pain or makes one sleep, often addictive when taken in large doses

narcótico, estupefaciente
He was arrested for trafficking narcotics.

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