- The definition of a junkie is an addict.
- A person who is addicted to heroin is an example of a junkie.
- A person who is addicted to video games is an example of a video game junkie.
A junkie is an addict.
junkie definition by Webster's New World
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☆ or junky
noun pl. junkies
- a narcotics addict, esp. one addicted to heroin
- a person who is addicted to a specified interest, activity, food, etc.: a TV junkie
Origin: ; from junk,
junkie definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also junk·ynoun pl. junk·ies Slang
- A narcotics addict, especially one using heroin.
- One who has an insatiable interest or devotion: a sports junkie.