What are some alternative words for addict?

Synonyms for addictˈæd ɪkt; əˈdɪkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. addict, nut, freak, junkie, junky(noun)

    someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction

    Synonyms:
    addict, bollock, testis, junkie, lusus naturae, monster, screwball, nut, junky, monstrosity, egg, fruitcake, en, testicle, ball, orchis, crank, drug addict, nut case, crackpot, ballock, freak

  2. addict(verb)

    someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms

    Synonyms:
    freak, junkie, junky, nut

  3. addict, hook(verb)

    to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

    Synonyms:
    fleece, thieve, filch, cabbage, surcharge, sneak, snare, accost, snarf, swipe, addict, hook, pluck, nobble, pilfer, crochet, overcharge, pinch, soak, lift, gazump, cop, rob, glom, solicit, purloin, snitch, plume, knock off, abstract

Wiktionary

  1. addict(noun)

    Synonyms:
    fit, dedicate, hooked, adapt, devote, consecrate

  2. addict(noun)

    To cause someone to become addicted, especially to a harmful drug

    Synonyms:
    slave, enthusiast, adherent, fan, devotee, junkie, aficionado, habitue, adapt, consecrate, dedicate, fit, hooked, devote

  3. addict(verb)

    To involve oneself in something habitually, to the exclusion of almost anything else.

    Synonyms:
    slave, junkie, aficionado, fan, adherent, enthusiast, habitue, devotee, hooked, dedicate, consecrate, devote, adapt, fit

  4. addict(verb)

    To adapt; to make suitable; to fit.

    Synonyms:
    devote, hooked, dedicate, consecrate, adapt, fit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. addict(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    accustom (commonly in a bad sense), habituate, dedicate, devote, apply (habitually), give, give up

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

junkie, crackhead


Translations for addict

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ሱሰኛAmharic
  • مدمن, مدمنةArabic
  • пристрастявам, привърженик, пристрастявам се, навиквам, наркоманBulgarian
  • addicteCatalan, Valencian
  • závislák, fanatikCzech
  • addictDanish
  • SüchtigerGerman
  • maniulo, toksomaniuloEsperanto
  • drogadicto, [[causar]] [[adicción]] [[en]], [[volver]] [[adicto]], adicto, toxicómanoSpanish
  • sõltlaneEstonian
  • alkoholisti, väärinkäyttäjä, fani, -himoinen, kannattaja, [[saada]] [[koukkuun]], omistautua, riippuvainen, [[tulla]] [[riippuvaiseksi]], [[jäädä]] [[koukkuun]], alkoholisoida, orjuuttaa, addikti, entusiasti, narkomaaniFinnish
  • intoxiqué, dépendante, dépendantFrench
  • andúileachIrish
  • tràill, leanmhainneachScottish Gaelic
  • dependente, narcomanoInterlingua
  • dipendenteItalian
  • ಅಳುಪುKannada
  • 중독자Korean
  • dependensLatin
  • verslaafde, fanDutch
  • maniak, fanatyk, entuzjasta, nałogowiec, uzależnionyPolish
  • viciar-se, viciar, entusiasta, viciado, adicto, fanáticoPortuguese
  • зависимыйRussian
  • người nghiệnVietnamese

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