Definition of addict


  • someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction; "a golf addict", "a car nut", "a bodybuilding freak", "a news junkie". Synonyms: freak, junkie, junky, nut.
  • someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms.


  • to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug). Synonyms: hook.

Related words

junkie, junky.

Words nearby addict


Rhymes with addict

afflict, conflict, constrict, contradict, convict, depict, evict, inflict, licked, predict, predict, restrict, slicked, strict.

Start with addict

addicts, addictions, addiction, addicted, addicting, addictive.

End with addict

nonaddict, readdict.

More information about addict

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • addict is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 10 points
  • addict is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 10 points
  • addict is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 11 points
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