Definition of truth drug in English:

truth drug


  • A drug supposedly able to induce a state in which a person answers questions truthfully.

    • ‘I'm also going to administer the truth drug here as well, ‘he said touching the tube connected to the man's leg.’’
    • ‘If you took a truth drug, what would you be worried about divulging?’
    • ‘As he explained, it can refer to anything from the use of so-called truth drugs to application of one or another method of torture.’
    • ‘US interviewers are not allowed to use physical coercion or ‘truth drugs’, the official said.’
    • ‘He was given ‘truth drugs,’ which is why he could not provide the exact details of his odyssey.’


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