Meaning of stimulant
Pronunciation: (stim'yu-lunt), [key]
- something that temporarily quickens some vital process or the functional activity of some organ or part: Adrenalin is a stimulant for the heart.
- any food or beverage that stimulates, esp. coffee, tea, or, in its initial effect, alcoholic liquor.
- a stimulus or incentive.
- temporarily quickening some vital process or functional activity.
- stimulating. Cf.
- stimulant (Thesaurus)