Translation of "narcotic" - English-Spanish dictionary

narcotic

noun uk /nɑːˈkɒt.ɪk/

mainly US an illegal drug such as heroin or cocaine

estupefaciente
He faces three years in jail for selling narcotics.

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

narcótico
Morphine is a narcotic.

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

narcotic

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)