Definitions for: Junkie

[n] a narcotics addict

Synonyms: drug addict, junky

See Also: addict, cocaine addict, heroin addict, opium addict, opium taker, withdrawer

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Famous Quotes Containing Junkie:

Every article I see is dope this, junkie that, whiskey this - that ain't my title.

-- Layne Staley (American Musician)

I get called an adrenaline junkie every other minute, and I'm just fine with that.

-- Steve Irwin (Australian Scientist)

I'm a junkie. I like drugs, I like the whole lifestyle, but it just didn't pay off.

-- Gus Van Sant (American Director)

I'm probably not going to play a junkie and that's OK because there are other people who will do it better.

-- Rosamund Pike (British Actress)

If you become addicted and a junkie, well, that's your fault.

-- Adam Jones (American Musician)

I was a liberal arts junkie and I figured, well, I'll go work for somebody somewhere. All I knew was that I was going to have to come home and figure it out.

-- Mary Chapin Carpenter (American Musician)

There's no such thing as an ex-junkie.

-- Henry Rollins (American Musician)

The trouble with Nixon is that he's a serious politics junkie. He's totally hooked and like any other junkie, he's a bummer to have around, especially as President.

-- Hunter S. Thompson (American Journalist)

I'm an Internet junkie.

-- Marion Jones (American Athlete)

I'm like a junkie for writing.

-- Gavin DeGraw (American Musician)

I'm a TV junkie. I'm always flipping through channels.

-- Sebastian Bach (Canadian Musician)

I am a makeup junkie... Yves St. Laurent, Christian Dior, and anything else that looks good.

-- Julia Barr (American Actress)

I'd always been a news junkie, always read lots of newspapers and watched the Sunday morning news shows on TV and felt strongly about issues of power, control, sexuality and race.

-- Barbara Kruger (American Artist)

Before I was ever in high school, I had dark circles under my eyes. The rumor was I was a junkie. I have dark circles under my eyes, deal with it.

-- Benicio Del Toro (American Actor)

I'm a liberal arts junkie.

-- Mary Chapin Carpenter (American Musician)

The real problems are cultural. The problems of the people who take drugs as a cultural trap - I think there's a real problem there, the crack stuff, the hopelessness of the junkie. The urban angst.

-- Jerry Garcia (American Musician)

A junkie is someone who uses their body to tell society that something is wrong.

-- Stella Adler (American Actress)

You need to be an adrenalin junkie when you travel with kids.

-- Graeme Le Saux (English Athlete)

I was a science fiction junkie for a long time.

-- William Hurt (American Actor)

Well I'm a longtime AOL subscriber and I love the whole thing. I'm an email junkie and I love the internet, though 7th Heaven doesn't give me much free time to surf these days.

-- Stephen Collins (American Actor)

I've never been a TV junkie. I remember watching Letterman way back when he had a morning show.

-- Todd Barry (American -)

I guess I watch more MTV than you do. I'm a junkie for it.

-- Sebastian Bach (Canadian Musician)

The problem is I am both a procrastinator and a power junkie, so I am very frustrating to work with.

-- Alton Brown (American Entertainer)

I was a TV junkie as a kid. I am the Sesame Street generation.

-- Darren Aronofsky (American Director)

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