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English definition of “junkie”

junkie

noun [C]     /ˈdʒʌŋki/ informal
DRUGS someone who cannot stop taking illegal drugsDrug addictionAddiction
WANTING SOMETHING someone who wants something or wants to do something very much: a publicity junkieEnthusiastsAdmirers
(Definition of junkie noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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