- addict, nut, freak, junkie, junky - someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction; "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a news junkie"
--1 is a kind of enthusiast, partisan, partizan
--1 has particulars: gym rat
Derived form: verb addict1
- addict - someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
--2 is a kind of drug user, substance abuser, user
--2 has particulars:
caffeine addict, caffein addict; drug addict, junkie, junky; speed freak Derived form: verb addict1