Associations to the word «Addict»


ADDICT, noun. A person who is addicted, especially to a harmful drug
ADDICT, noun. An adherent or fan (of something)
ADDICT, verb. To cause someone to become addicted, especially to a harmful drug
ADDICT, verb. To involve oneself in something habitually, to the exclusion of almost anything else.
ADDICT, verb. (obsolete) To adapt; to make suitable; to fit.

Dictionary definition

ADDICT, noun. Someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction; "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a bodybuilding freak"; "a news junkie".
ADDICT, noun. Someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms.
ADDICT, verb. To cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug).

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King