dope fiend

dope fiend

n. a dope addict; someone heavily addicted to a drug who will do anything to get it. Some dope fiend broke into the shop and stole the cash register.
See also: dope
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Through June and July, the focus is on two different but equally fascinating characters - the original Lady Di and "that notorious dope fiend Topham Beauclerk".
There's sex, drugs and violence - plus a cameo from Val K | ilmer as a dope fiend.
I remained silent while the tortuous kids of my 7th-grade class labeled me the offspring of a dope fiend.
Today, I am the living result of having been what is known in the recovery drug culture as a "diehard dope fiend.
They were under the belief that a jacked-up dope fiend was going berserk in Costco, and they were going to have to go in and get him.
Edmund, cited as O'Neill's alter-ego, is the frail, coughing younger son, intellectually and poetically inclined, and worried that his mother is still addicted to morphine, calling her "a dope fiend.
Marvin: Everyone, whether poet, scientist, lover, street sweeper, dope fiend, must ultimately define his/her life's mission or purpose.
Indeed, the works' titles (The Devil Is Beating His Wife, 2003; Scorched Earth, 2006; Disappear like a Dope Fiend, 2006
I'd ask my GP for some Tra-a madol but I fear she will think I'm a dope fiend.
He would not let Minyard treat New Orleans prisoners with methadone because he thought they were all junkies: "Once a dope fiend, always a dope fiend" was his philosophy, so Minyard ran against him and took his job.
Indeed, one has to wonder whether a city with such a licentious reputation as New Orleans offers the most fitting environment for an intermittent dope fiend (P-Val) or a recovering alcoholic (Sellers), though the latter, in particular, appears to be doing pretty well.
Politicians should either have the courage of their convictions and ban smoking altogether - or finally recognise the rights of those who through no fault of their own have become as hopelessly addicted as any dope fiend or junkie.
Time for me to split, then, but one more thing: before Monty Python there was "That Was The Week That Was," anchored by David Frost and known as TW3, and before that there was Lenny Bruce, American dope fiend and potty mouth.
A key moment is Mary's inability to finish saying a "Hail Mary" at the end of act 3, when she stops the prayer in mid-sentence, calling herself a dope fiend.
She was a dope fiend, and she said it very proudly.