addict: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (n.ad'iktv.&schwa&sylpdikt'), [key]
- a person who is addicted to an activity, habit, or substance: a drug addict.
- to cause to become physiologically or psychologically dependent on an addictive substance, as alcohol or a narcotic.
- to habituate or abandon (oneself&hasp;) to something compulsively or obsessively: a writer addicted to the use of high-flown language; children addicted to video games.
- addict (Thesaurus)