A drug addiction, a distinct concept from substance dependence, is defined as compulsive, out-of-control drug use, despite negative consequences.
drug addiction ;

misuse or over dose of drugs can be one example
by slangworld January 7, 2015
A drug addict is a person who compulsively and conscienciously seeks and chooses the beneficial effects reportedly provided by the recreational use of one or more psychoactive substances (called the "desired effects", such as a sense of escape from reality and the individual's problems, mental stimulation, or even euphoria), despite being aware of the harmful effects and consequences said substance can cause to one's life and those of his loved ones.
"That guy from work keeps going to the bathroom all day long to snort blow. He's a full-fledged drug addict!"
by Francois VR July 9, 2019
An individual who is physically and mentally dependent on a mind altering substance.
by Christopher Ferry May 7, 2019
1. Someone who is physically dependant on chemical substances.

2. A nickname for Rush Limbaugh or George W. Bush
Rush Limbaugh, George W. Bush, Noel Bush are members of this select group.

See also: druggie
by jesster79 March 4, 2005
Someone who condemns the activities of others while practicing what the others are doing himself.

Someone who thinks the law only applies to other people - rich, white, male Republicans are exempt.
Rush Limbaugh fits this definition of Drug Addict, as does George W. Bush.

See also hypocrite.
by jesster79 January 10, 2006
One who is addicted, pshycicly/physicly to a chemical based drug. Obsessive use and out of control behaviour are accompanied.

2- Heroin,crack, meth, Cocaine, Speed, Ecstasy, and PCP, are the most common drugs a "Drug Addict" May be Addicted to.
Amy Winehouse is a crazy drug addict.

Amy winehouse is a crack whore. (Crack whores are Drug addicts)
by Bonzaii April 6, 2009
Someone like Justin bieber who threw their life away with drugs
Hey he's become a real drug addict
by DuMadBro69 March 24, 2015