bennie
bennie en"nie n. a slang name for Benzedrine, a trademark for one brand of amphetamine; -- also used generically for any brand of amphetamine. [slang] [Also spelled {benny}.]

Syn: Benzedrine. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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