Junky



[juhng-kee] /ˈdʒʌŋ ki/

adjective, junkier, junkiest.
1.
of the nature of ; trashy.
[juhng-kee] /ˈdʒʌŋ ki/
noun, plural junkies.
1.
.
[juhng-kee] /ˈdʒʌŋ ki/
noun, Informal.
1.
a drug addict, especially one addicted to heroin.
2.
a person with an insatiable craving for something:
a chocolate junkie.
3.
an enthusiastic follower; fan; devotee:
a baseball junkie.
/ˈdʒʌŋkɪ/
noun (pl) junkies
1.
an informal word for a drug addict, esp one who injects heroin into himself
adj.

“run-down, seedy, trashy,” 1876, from junk (n.1) + -y (2).
n.

“drug addict,” 1923, from junk (n.1) in the narcotics sense + -y (3). Junker in the same sense is recorded from 1922. Junk for “narcotic” is older.

modifier

: Junkie logic is the ability to justify whatever needs to be done to support an addiction

noun

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