the head of an organization or network involved in illegal drug trafficking.
See drug baron
[druhg-mey-ker] /ˈdrʌgˌmeɪ kər/ noun 1. a person or company that manufactures pharmaceutical products.
- Drug mule
noun any young female acting as a courier for illegal drugs; also called mule Word Origin from mule as a beast of burden
- Drug of choice
noun the favored illicit substance of an individual or group at a specific point in time; also, the pharmaceutical favored for the treatment of a condition at the present time; by extension, an individual’s favored vice Examples Coffee is her drug of choice.
[druhg-oh-luh] /drʌgˈoʊ lə/ noun, Informal. 1. a bribe or secret payment made with illegal drugs. noun Money paid by narcotics dealers for protection, esp to the police [1960s+ Narcotics; based on -ola terms like payola, plugola, and gayola]