[druhg-oh-luh] /drʌgˈoʊ lə/
a bribe or secret payment made with illegal drugs.
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
noun, Slang. 1. a young man who loafs around drugstores or on street corners. 2. a person who dresses like a cowboy but has never worked as one. noun phrase [attributed to the cartoonist and humorist Tad Dorgan, who died in 1929]