An example of detox is when you give up heroin and go through a period of withdrawal as your body deals with no longer being on the drug.
Checked in to the clinic to detox.
An example of detox is a rehab clinic where celebrities go to kick their drug addiction.
An example of detox is the period of withdrawal that you go through as all traces of cocaine leave your system when you have been a regular user and are trying to stop.
Origin of detox
- Short for detoxify
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition