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hophead

1. slang Someone who is addicted to drugs, especially narcotics. Yeah, I used to be a hophead, back before I went to rehab.
2. slang One who is apt to drink alcohol often and excessively. Geez, if we go to the bar a third time this week, we're gonna look like a couple of hopheads!

hophead

1. n. an alcoholic or a drunkard. Ernie is a well-established and incurable hophead.
2. n. a drug user; someone under the effects of drugs. (Drugs.) The hopheads are taking over this part of town.
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president David King says there are two types of people who like Hophead Vodka, "the really quite serious craft mixologists like it because it's so unusual, and the craft-beer guys like it.''
7 Whether you're a beer buff, ale addict, lager lover or hophead of any kind, you'll find that World of Beer lives up to its name.
Since high school, I have been a cheap Coca-Cola hophead who even now prefers to get his caffeine from a can of Diet Coke rather than a cup of Starbucks.
By the same token, the many people in Harlem who provoke Coffin Ed and Grave Digger's shared disgust--Goldy and Imabelle in A Rage in Harlem, the "hophead" hit men in The Heat's On, Chink Charlie Dawson in The Crazy Kill, Deke O'Malley in Cotton Comes to Harlem--suggest that while economic inequality provokes irritation, the forces representing varieties of frequently feminized, predacious lawlessness trigger an ugly feeling--disgust--that enables both men to articulate a distinction between their own jobs, and the work that the objects of their disgust perform.
The Greeks had no term for hophead or dopehead or stoner--or any of the negative terms that we have-yet all of their literature is saturated with drugs.
A few contrarians maintain that Man o' War was greater, but the majority of the people who saw both horses run with their own eyes hold with Secretariat, and there is the fact that Man o' War, whose career took place at a time when "doping" with opiates was unregulated, has also been described as the "greatest hophead horse of all time." When Man o' War died, in 1947, he was embalmed--the first horse for which this was done--and lay in state for three days.
Problems begin when the lindy-hopping hophead Jack (Robert Torti) lures Jimmy into the smoky embrace of the local reefer den, starting his quick collapse into a cannabis-crazed, hit-and-run killer.
Like 'that old hophead's' opium dream, Buster's carbon monoxide dream cannot be sustained, and it collapses into a girl, a Maori 'damsel with a dulcimer', singing 'A Slow Boat to China' (p.
a bridgehead (or was it a hophead) at Caporetto for three days + utterly
Whether passive or active as viewer, I must still cynically pretend, because I'm still dependent, because my real dependency here is not on the single show or few networks any more than the hophead's is on the Turkish florist or the Marseilles refiner.
The India Pale Ale style seems to tick all the boxes for your average hophead - paler and paler to suit modern tastes, while being the perfect vehicle for showing off the beloved hops - which are being enjoyed in greater quantities as the style develops.
Led by a loyal following thrilled at the prospect of both brewing and drinking beers miles removed from the blandness of the mainstream, a particular sub-species of beer aficionado that has become known as the "hophead," IPAs began to get hoppier and hoppier and stronger and stronger until, at last, the double IPA was born.
Notable examples include Alaska Distillery's Rhubarb, Fireweed and Smoked Salmon vodkas; Caledonia Spirits' Barr Hill Honey Vodka; Van Gogh's PB&J Vodka; Philadelphia Distilling's The Bay Seasoned Vodka; and Anchor Distilling's Hophead Vodka, to name just a few.
That hop signature carries through into the body of the beer, making this the hophead's choice.
To an extent, Latitude 48 remains the thinking hophead's beer, with lots of complex aroma and flavor, but an eye to balance.