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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

speedhead

Someone who abuses or is addicted to an amphetamine, especially methamphetamine. (Also written as "speed head.") This state is a thoroughfare for methamphetamine to the rest of the country, so it's little wonder that there are so many speedheads here.

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

speedhead

verb
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In some instances, the threatened disruption of a meaningful love relationship at this point will cause the speed freak to break away from this pattern of drug use.
Daughter Kathie Skermer, from Solihull, said: "He was always a bit of a speed freak and used to ride motorbikes when he was younger.
DANGER MAN: With his passion for fast cars - he bought a flashy Jaguar while filming in Britain - Matt's a real speed freak.
Woronov comments another place that "the rap of a speed freak has been known to dissolve even the polish off silverware.
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The Track Attack is a nationwide event to uncover the best non-professional kart racer and is for any speed freak who thinks they have the skill to beat hundreds of other drivers across the country.
SPEED: With three Porsches, a Harley Davidson and a private plane, he admits to being a speed freak.
There's no doubt every speed freak will love this one.
The speed freak, who has been banned from driving three times for speeding offences, was at the Goodwood Festival of Speed and arrived on the motorised scooter.
But off duty the Dundee-based scientist, who holds a Ph D in cancer research, is a speed freak.
Then the speed freak watched as close friend, double British Supersport champ John Crawford from Glasgow, put the bike through its initial paces before taking to the saddle himself.
The sequel still boasts the presence of the very deep voiced and extremely handsome Paul Walker, who returns as maverick speed freak Brian O'Conner.
A SPEED freak fitted his motorbike with a James Bond-style hydraulic device to obscure the registration plate at the flick of a switch.
ALAIN Baxter temporarily swapping skis for a rally car at least means being a speed freak won't be a dangerous career move.
They're speed freaks, blokes in vans racing down backstreets and people on their mobiles or driving cars they can't handle - like the young woman I came bumper-to-bumper with last week in a narrow street.