1. slang An extreme, life-threatening physical reaction to some narcotic, especially heroin, opioids, cocaine, or amphetamines, often due to using an excessive amount; an overdose. My friend died from an overjolt of laced cocaine. I don't touch the stuff ever since. I just stick to smoking weed—no risk of an overjolt on that stuff.
2. slang To experience such a reaction. My brother actually overjolted on morphine after getting addicted to it following his surgery. I thought you were overjolting from the way you were sweating and your eyes were rolled back in your head.
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1. n. an overdose of drugs, especially of heroin. (The abbreviation is an initialism. Drugs.) Ted is suffering from a serious OJ.
2. in. to take an overdose of drugs, especially of heroin. (Drugs.) She overjolted once too often.
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