Try Our Apps


Fall Head Over Heels...

dope fiend

noun, Slang.
a drug addict.
Origin of dope fiend
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for dope-fiend
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Miss Fielding, surely you understand that I couldn't marry a woman who, by her own acknowledgment, is a—a dope-fiend.

    At the Age of Eve Kate Trimble Sharber
  • Flint is more than sixty-three this very minute, he's a dope-fiend, and his heart's damned weak.

    The Air Trust George Allan England
  • They were vacant as those of a dope-fiend, vacant with fatigue.

    The Trail of '98 Robert W. Service
  • Of course a man will hate to believe that this is true of himself, but sooner or later money affects him as drugs do a dope-fiend.

    The Crow's Nest Clarence Day, Jr.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for dope fiend

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for dope

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for dope-fiend