addictnoun [ C ]uk /ˈæd.ɪkt/ us /ˈæd.ɪkt/
a gambling addict
- Some drug addicts turn to crime in order to support their habit.
- They were shocked to discover that their daughter was a heroin addict.
- It's difficult to wean an addict off cocaine once they're hooked.
- He went to a rehabilitation centre where they help addicts to overcome their addiction.
- The children were in danger of picking up needles used by crack addicts.