junk tank(redirected from junk tanks)
slang A prison cell or section reserved for drug addicts. (A play on "drunk tank.") Look, a junkie who's jonesing is a danger to themselves and others. Best to keep them in the junk tank, away from the others.
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n. a jail cell where addicts are kept. (see also drunk tank.) That junk tank is a very dangerous place.
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