noun Date: 1986 one who smokes crack

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • crackhead — slang, crack cocaine addict, by 1986, from CRACK (Cf. crack) (n.) in the drug slang sense + HEAD (Cf. head) (n.). In earlier slang, crack headed meant crazy (1796), from the literal sense of crack …   Etymology dictionary

  • crackhead — [krak′hed΄] n. Slang a habitual user of crack cocaine …   English World dictionary

  • crackhead — UK [ˈkrækˌhed] / US noun [countable] Word forms crackhead : singular crackhead plural crackheads informal, showing disapproval someone who uses the illegal drug crack a lot …   English dictionary

  • crackhead — I n A person addicted to crack cocaine. He was a crackheadbut now he is trying to get straightened out. 1970s II n A stupid or foolish person. You hear Johnny jumped off his roof? Yeah, he s such a crackhead! 1990s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • crackhead — n. a user of crack. (Drugs.) □ They brought an eight year old crackhead in for treatment. □ Crackheads are a very serious problem in the nation’s work force …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • crackhead — /krak hed /, n. Slang. a habitual user of cocaine in the form of crack. [1985 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • crackhead — noun a) A person who is addicted to or regularly uses crack cocaine. b) A drug addict …   Wiktionary

  • Crackhead — addict of the drug crack cocaine …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • crackhead — Australian Slang addict of the drug crack cocaine …   English dialects glossary

  • crackhead — crack|head [ˈkrækhed] n informal someone who uses the illegal drug ↑crack …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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