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8.
Originally the term given to drug users, ( especially heroin users) early in the twentieth centery, who supported their habit by collecting and selling scrap metal. Hence the term got started by the drug addicts penchant for collecting "junk" rather than the "junk" (drugs) they used.
The Junkie is out collecting scrap again he must be in need of a fix.
by micpenn August 04, 2012
 
1.
A person who is consumed by an addiction. Aspects of their life suffer as he/she satisifies the addiction. See addict
That guy is a total rock junkie. He just can't get enough.
by rockjunkie February 25, 2004
 
2.
Generally, junkie (in terms of drug abuse) applies to someone addicted to a narcotic-- such as heroin, morphine, opium, codeine, and methadone.
Rush Limbaugh is a junkie.
by Brainless Wanderer September 02, 2005
 
3.
A derogatory term for a person who abuses drugs excessively.
Jack is such a junkie, he barely even remembers his own name.
by Assmeister November 29, 2002
 
4.
A person who is consumed by an addiction. One who would rather buy drugs then take care of responsibilities like rent.
I'm sorry I do not have money for rent because I am broke. (although person has a bag of coke in their pocket)
by Jackson February 05, 2005
 
5.
a) heroin addict
b) substitute for feind
a) i'm not a junkie, i'm a punk rocker!
b) adrenaline junkie, chocolate junkie, junkfood junkie, murder junkie..
by gutter girl September 26, 2004
 
6.
Not just a drug addict, but specifically a HEROIN or other OPIATE addict only. Generally only used to refer to such addicts that bang their fix rather than railing or eating it.
You can get all kinds of opies from that junkie
by Dirty*Junkie July 24, 2010
 
7.
A heroin addict
What a junkie, all ever he does is shoot up
by Assmeister November 29, 2002