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speed freak

A drug user who abuses or is addicted to an amphetamine, especially methamphetamine (also known as "speed"). This state is a thoroughfare for methamphetamine to the rest of the country, so it's little wonder that there are so many speed freaks here.
See also: freak, speed

speed freak

and speedhead
n. a drug user who injects methamphetamine; an amphetamine user. (Drugs and general slang.) Speed freaks, not heroin addicts, account for a high proportion of drug-related crime.
See also: freak, speed
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No attempt is made to analyze the many social or psychological variables which pre-date involvement in the speed scene, since these factors appear to be less important in determining what happens to an individual who involves himself in speed use than such factors as drug availability, subjective interpretations of the drug experience, the quality of social interactions, the sanctions which the community imposes on certain types of behavior, and the crucial problems which the speed freak is forced to confront as a result of his particular pattern of drug use.
SPEED FREAK Oz Coatsworth on the salt plains of Utah astride his DIY machine
Prescribed Ritalin for his ADD, Lou Taylor Pucci (above) turns from thumb-sucking geek to arrogant babbling speed freak. A curious little picture, mildly amusing, engagingly even-handed.
Dom and Brian recruit a topnotch crew of familiar faces - fast-talking Roman Pearce (Tyrese Gibson), technical wizard Tej (Chris "Ludacris" Bridges), drift racer Han (Sung Kang), speed freak Gisele (Gal Gadot) and bickering double-act Leo (Tego Calderon) and Santos (Don Mar).
SPEED FREAK: Sean Boswell (Lucas Black) above, in The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift, and one of the exciting chase scenes, left
Speed freak Ewan, 31, famous for his love of motorbikes, bought the car while working with Renee Zellwegger on his new movie, Down with Love, a 1960s romantic comedy.
The speed freak festival also includes displays by Funny Cars, Top Fuel Bikes, Rocket Cars and much more.
Fire the needle up past 8, 000rpm and that same old rush is still there with enough acceleration to satisfy the most ardent speed freak.
No dude, turns out he was a speed freak. Speed, Andy, is the Devil's drug.
"I'm a speed freak," she admits, "skiing is all I ever wanted to do."
IDIOT Police film of Saxby clocking 139mph on Yamaha SPEED FREAK Saxby, left, with King after being stopped.
"He's never been much of speed freak, but this is his new hobby.
Speed freak Ollie leaves scrambling up trees to other squirrels as he takes his jet-ski out for a spin.
SPEED freak Lewis Hamilton could soon be making sweet music with girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger.
After another brush with the law in America, which threatens to land him with a custodial sentence, speed freak Sean Boswell (Lucas Black) is shipped off to Japan to learn discipline from his estranged father, Major Boswell (Brian Goodman).