Meaning of heroin addict in English:

heroin addict

Translate heroin addict into Spanish

noun

  • A person who is addicted to the drug heroin.

    ‘he encountered a pale-faced young heroin addict begging for money’
    • ‘I get the feeling they're all heroin addicts.’
    • ‘This movie is a sublime, substantial look at the everyday struggles of heroin addicts.’
    • ‘It captures the exhausting, intensely uncomfortable daily routine of a group of heroin addicts.’
    • ‘The bassist was a heroin addict, and he died of an overdose in 2002.’
    • ‘Her brother is a street hustling heroin addict who is constantly threatening her for money.’
    • ‘There are an estimated 13,500 heroin addicts in Dublin, just over 5,000 of whom are on treatment programmes.’
    • ‘Unlike heroin addicts, hash users do not steal to fund their habit, she says.’
    • ‘One source of trouble was her high-school boyfriend, who turned out to be a heroin addict.’
    • ‘He is not ashamed to say that he has been a recovering heroin addict for the past 12 years.’
    • ‘The average waiting time for a heroin addict to receive this most basic of treatments is still three months.’