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: nut freak junkie junky
- 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)