Associations to the word «Heroin»

Wiktionary

HEROIN, noun. A powerful and addictive drug derived from opium producing intense euphoria classed as an illegal narcotic in most of the world.
HEROIN CHIC, noun. A fashion trend begun in the late 1990s revolving around models who bore characteristics of heroin addicts, such as emaciation and androgyny.

Dictionary definition

HEROIN, noun. A narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush.

Wise words

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