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