crackhead

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crackhead

One who is addicted to crack cocaine. Yeah, I used to be a crackhead, but rehab saved my life. This neighborhood has gotten really bad—it's crawling with crackheads.
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crackhead

n. a user of crack. (Drugs.) They brought an eight-year-old crackhead in for treatment.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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In today's youth-obsessed world in which it's cooler to be a crack-head than 40, that must be like a dagger through the heart.
During the search, Hawkins grabbed hold of the woman's hair, held a butcher's knife to her throat, told her he was a 'crack-head' and that if she screamed he would cut her up.
No sooner do we get another set of record exam results than the carpers and the whingers - who think everyone under 18 is a crack-head or a layabout - scream that exams are way too easy.
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I'd just been firing off about showering honours on "delinquent crack-heads who don't give a toss about anyone or anything" when my daughter gave me a withering look.
"We've got crack-heads and drug dealers all over, kids mugging old folk and lads racing up and down on stolen scooters and joyriding in cars.
Johnson" hope their kids will be crack-heads and junkies.
Nor does she address the legal status of the psychedelics, even though she devotes considerable space to Aldous Huxley, Timothy Leary, and other famous "psychonauts." Instead she offers us crack-heads and heroin addicts, implying that this small minority represents everyone who uses illegal drugs.