Meaning of narcotist in English:


Pronunciation /ˈnɑːkətɪst/


  • A person addicted to drugs.

    ‘The narcotist keeps chloroform always at hand.’
    • ‘When a diabetic travels abroad, the customs sometimes take his syringe and he is suspected of being a narcotist.’
    • ‘The children of habitual opium-eaters or narcotists inherit an unmistakable taint.’
    • ‘I fancy that most of the female narcotists of to-day would, to begin with, have preferred wine and brandy to chloral.’
    • ‘Two of their fellow narcotists were Vincent and Imogene Reyes.’
    abuser, user