drug-addicted drug-addicted

Definition(s):

  • (adj) addicted to a drug

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A foster child removed from her drug-addicted mother's custody, Rilya Wilson was supposed to be living in Miami with Geralyn Graham, who says she is Rilya's grandmother.
  2. They are arresting the toddler's uncle, who admits brandishing a kitchen blade but says he was just protecting the child from his drug-addicted mother.
  3. Back then, crack cocaine was associated with inner-city violence and drug-addicted babies, while the powdered version of the drug was considered yuppie nose candy.

News

  • Help for Families of Young Drug Addicts

    The reality of living with a drug-addicted child or grandchild is that you are cohabiting with a person who will die too young without the proper treatment. Addiction is a terminal illness, but it can be arrested. It will require a lifetime of vigilance.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: ThirdAge

Quotes

  1. "This spontaneous popular movement was driven mainly by the parents of drug-addicted children, recovering addicts and religious leaders who were determined to take a stand against the flourishing drug trade, conducted with open brazenness from a...
    on Sep 14, 2007 By: Helen Zille Source: Independent Online

  2. "It's the worst character I've ever played," Allen says. "It's an [AIDS-afflicted], drug-addicted, homeless, racist killer. I'm like, 'What else?' "
    on Apr 23, 2007 By: Chad Allen Source: E! Online

  3. "I was a drug-addicted, paranoid, lonely, sad and frustrated comedian who had gotten too big for his britches," Pryor, who had gone into seclusion in recent years as he battled multiple sclerosis, said in the liner notes to the 2000 album, And...
    on Dec 11, 2005 By: Richard Pryor Source: Jamaica Observer

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