junkie junkie  /ˈdʒəŋ ki/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a narcotics addict
  2. (n) someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In between, we got Desmond's mind-blowing premonitions, invisible mystic island honcho, Jacob, and the moving death of doomed romantic junkie Charlie.
  2. Weller gets the haunted look right, but he can't get inside the junkie's pocked skin.
  3. If you're a news junkie who's away from a TV or computer all day, it can be helpful, but also frustrating because the descriptions are so short.

News

  1. The Sunday Junkie: June 16 edition

    The Sunday Junkie, MMAjunkie.com's weekly reader-feedback feature, got plenty of submissions about UFC 161 in Winnipeg, and more. Find out this week's winner inside.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: MMA Junkie

  2. Krysten Ritter Joins Veronica Mars Movie

    Before she was Breaking Bad's junkie-next-door or the partying con artist in Apartment 23, Ritter was Neptune High transfer student and stalking victim Gia Goodwin on Veronica Mars. And, on Friday, she announced on Twitter that she will reprise the role for Rob Thomas's Kickstarted film. "It's gonna be very ... More »
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Vulture

  3. The Sunday Junkie deadline reminder, win a 'Fightville' Blu-ray

    As a reminder, submissions for the upcoming edition of "The Sunday Junkie" are due by Sunday at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT). All topics – including this weekend's UFC, WSOF and XFC events – are open for discussion. 
    on June 15, 2013     Source: MMA Junkie

Quotes

  1. "Junkie. Pothead. That's where I'd been headed: the final fatal role of the young would be black man," Obama wrote.
    on Nov 20, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Forbes

  2. "There were enough drugs in there to kill an elephant and I didn't have a clue whether they were legal or not. I was a walking junkie," Chambers writes. "I had tubes of stuff that were known only to me as 'The Clear' and 'The Cream,' along...
    on Mar 2, 2009 By: Dwain Chambers Source: USA Today

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