Addicted to or using narcotics in pill or capsule form: The prostitute is now a suicidal, pill-popping Newsweek reporter
The use of narcotics in pill form (1960s+ Narcotics)
noun, Slang: Usually Disparaging. 1. a medical doctor, especially one who too readily prescribes medication. 2. a pharmacist. noun
[pil] /pɪl/ noun 1. a small globular or rounded mass of medicinal substance, usually covered with a hard coating, that is to be swallowed whole. 2. something unpleasant that has to be accepted or endured: Ingratitude is a bitter pill. 3. Slang. a tiresomely disagreeable person. 4. Sports Slang. a ball, especially a baseball or […]
pill-rolling n. A circular movement or tremor of the tips of the thumb and the index finger when brought together, seen in Parkinson’s disease.
[pilz-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈpɪlzˌbɛr i, -bə ri/ noun 1. Charles Alfred, 1842–99, U.S. businessman.