[druhg-ist] /ˈdrʌg ɪst/
a person who compounds or prepares according to medical prescriptions; apothecary; pharmacist; dispensing chemist.
the owner or operator of a drugstore.
(US & Canadian) a person qualified to prepare and dispense drugs Also called pharmacist
1610s, from French droguiste, from droge (see drug (n.)). Earlier drugger (1590s).
[druhg-ee] /ˈdrʌg i/ noun, plural druggies. 1. . [druhg-ee] /ˈdrʌg i/ adjective, druggier, druggiest. 1. affected by a , especially a narcotic or illicit drug: playing to a druggy audience. [druhg-ee] /ˈdrʌg i/ noun, Slang. 1. a habitual user of , especially a narcotic or illicit drug. /ˈdrʌɡɪ/ noun 1. (informal) a drug addict noun […]
noun A heavy user of narcotics or other drugs; hophead: every front-page report of violence by some freaked-out drughead (1960s+ Narcotics)
noun 1. a brief period during which a patient stops taking a prescribed medication, especially an antidepressant, to recover some normal functions, reduce side effects, or maintain sensitivity to the drug.
/ˈdrʌɡˌlɔːd/ noun 1. a criminal who controls the distribution and sale of large quantities of illegal drugs