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blower

1. slang Cocaine. I heard he was just in rehab and doesn't do blower anymore.
2. slang One who regularly uses cocaine. Yeah, I was a blower, before I went to rehab.

mind-bender

1. slang Any psychotropic drug with potent hallucinogenic effects. My roommate in college was always on some kind of mind-bender or another. I heard someone slipped a mind-bender into his drink a couple hours ago, and he's been freaking out every since.
2. slang A puzzle that is especially challenging to solve, decipher, or understand. The game's puzzles are hardly mind-benders, but they'll get you thinking in creative ways. Her last riddle was a real mind-bender—it took me a few days to figure out!
3. slang Anything that challenges one's preconceived notions or the way one thinks about the world. The film is trying so hard to be a mind-bender with its twists and riddles that it forgets to be a well-made film in the process. Wow, what an interesting read—it was a real mind-bender!

mind-blower

1. slang Any psychotropic drug with potent hallucinogenic effects. My roommate in college was always on some kind of mind-blower or another. I heard someone slipped a mind-blower into his drink a couple hours ago, and he's been freaking out every since.
2. slang A puzzle that is especially challenging to solve, decipher, or understand. The game's puzzles are hardly mind-blowers, but they'll get you thinking in creative ways. Her last riddle was a real mind-blower—it took me a few days to figure out!
3. slang Anything that challenges one's preconceived notions or the way one thinks about the world. The film is trying so hard to be a mind-blower with its twists and riddles that it forgets to be a well-made film in the process. Wow, what an interesting read—it was a real mind-blower!

whistleblower

Someone who provides inside information in order to publicly reveal or call attention to corruption or some wrongdoing within some corporate or political organization. Sometimes hyphenated or spelled as two words. The CEO is now facing a 10-year prison sentence, thanks to information provided by a whistleblower within the company. The whistleblower has faced numerous death threats since coming forward about the government agency's misuse of power.

blower

1. n. a cocaine user. (Drugs.) Max is a blower, among other things.
2. n. cocaine. (Drugs.) What’s the best quality blower around here?
3. n. a cigarette. You got a blower I can bum?
4. n. a handkerchief. He pulled a crusty blower from his back pocket.

mind-bender

and mind-blower
n. a hallucinogenic drug, typically LSD. (Drugs.) That mind-bender takes a long time to wear off. This stuff is a real mind-blower.

mind-blower

verb

whistle-blower

n. someone who calls a halt to something; an informer; an enforcer; a stool (pigeon). I don’t know who the whistle-blower was, but a good time was really ruined.
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