Definition of adrenaline junkie in English:

adrenaline junkie

(also adrenalin junkie)

noun

informal
  • A person with a compulsive desire for excitement and adventure:

    ‘a bit of an adrenaline junkie, he appears to have no regard for his own safety’
    ‘there's enough nailbiting action to satisfy the most hardened of adrenaline junkies’
    • ‘There's no doubt everyone on my team is an adrenaline junkie.’
    • ‘Adventurers, as well as adrenaline junkies, will love the challenge and confidence-building of skiing the famous Taos steeps.’
    • ‘Sports such as skiing, sailing, running and mountaineering have become hugely popular among the silver-haired adrenaline junkies.’
    • ‘For the adrenaline junkies, jet skis, water skiing and tubing are just a few examples of the water sports available at the beach.’
    • ‘The high-octane movie is a must-see for any adrenaline junkie.’
    • ‘I've never thought of myself as an adrenaline junkie.’
    • ‘Some climbers become adrenaline junkies.’
    • ‘A keen sportsman and a bit of an adrenaline junky, Josh had been a skier since childhood.’
    • ‘A bit of an adrenaline junkie, he appears to have no regard for his own safety.’
    • ‘The Descent tells the story of six women, adrenaline junkies all, on a thrill seeking trip spelunking in the Appalachians.’
    • ‘I'm a bit of an adrenaline junkie, so I love to go out and do crazy, slightly outrageous stuff, such as bungee jumping, surfing, skydiving and snowboarding.’
    • ‘I've always been into extreme sports - I guess I'm an adrenaline junkie.’
    • ‘An adrenaline junkie from an early age, Aaron was into every extreme sport you can imagine.’
    • ‘Adrenaline junkies will be in heaven with plenty of free time for paragliding, parachuting or mountain bike riding.’
    • ‘One year later they meet up with three other adrenaline junkies in the Appalachian Mountains to go caving.’
    • ‘Skydivers are not, generally, adrenaline junkies looking for their next fix nor are they people who go out every weekend flirting with possible death.’
    • ‘It's the park's fastest ride, reaching speeds of up to 37 mph, and is bound to be a big hit with adrenaline junkies.’
    • ‘All his experiences disarming and disposing of bombs made him an adrenaline junkie.’
    • ‘He was an adrenaline junkie who willed himself to do things mere mortals would not consider.’
    • ‘The adrenaline junkie donned a parachute, laid his hands on a high-powered jet ski and prepared to ride it off Niagara Falls.’