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skag

slang Heroin. John's nothing but a skag dealer. His only future is in a grave or behind bars. My mother ended up getting horribly addicted to skag as a result of the opioids she took for pain relief.

skag jones

slang A heroin addiction. John's nothing but a middling musician with a skag jones. He'll never make it anywhere if he doesn't get himself clean. A lot people in this area are suffering from skag jones.
See also: jones, skag

skagged out

slang Very intoxicated with drugs, especially to the point of incoherence, senselessness, or the loss of self-control. Dude, you were skagged out of your mind last night! Do you even remember me coming by? He got mad at me because I was too skagged out to drive him to the airport.
See also: out, skag

skag

and scag (skæg)
1. n. a rotten thing or person. Don’t be such a skag. Who do you think you are?
2. n. a very ugly woman. (Collegiate.) What a skag! I wouldn’t be seen with her.
3. n. a tobacco cigarette; a tobacco cigarette butt. (Military.) Can I bum a scag off you?
4. in. to smoke (a tobacco cigarette). He stopped scagging for about a week.
5. n. heroin, especially poor-quality heroin; any powerful drug. (Drugs.) Scag has sent a lot of my friends to the bone orchard.
6. n. hard liquor. The two of them put away a quart of my finest skag.

skag jones

and scag jones
n. an addiction to heroin. (Drugs. Here jones is a “thing” = craving.) She has a serious skag jones.
See also: jones, skag

skagged out

mod. drug intoxicated; very high. (see also skag.) Bart was rocking back and forth on the top step—skagged out, as usual. He got to the point where being skagged out was more important than eating.
See also: out, skag
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