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
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]
- Drug psychosis
drug psychosis n. Psychosis caused by ingestion of a drug such as LSD.
- Drug rash
drug rash n. See drug eruption.
[druhg-stawr, -stohr] /ˈdrʌgˌstɔr, -ˌstoʊr/ noun 1. the place of business of a druggist, usually also selling cosmetics, stationery, toothpaste, mouthwash, cigarettes, etc., and sometimes soft drinks and light meals. /ˈdrʌɡˌstɔː/ noun 1. (US & Canadian) a shop where medical prescriptions are made up and a wide variety of goods and sometimes light meals are sold