Junkie meaning

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One who has an insatiable interest or devotion.

A sports junkie.

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A person who is addicted to a specified interest, activity, food, etc.

A TV junkie.

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A narcotics addict, esp. one addicted to heroin.
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A narcotics addict, especially one using heroin.
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(slang, pejorative) A narcotics addict, especially referring to heroin users.
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(by extension) An enthusiast of something.

English people are travel junkies, but Americans hardly ever leave their state.

My uncle is a classic car junkie.

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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.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
junkie
Plural:
junkies