Definition of crackhead in English:

crackhead

noun

informal
  • A person who habitually takes or is addicted to crack cocaine.

    • ‘I've heard the crackheads playing on plastic buckets for quarters in my neighborhood get better drum sounds than this.’
    • ‘You're too much of a crackhead to get what she's talking about.’
    • ‘He claims I'm a crackhead but there's no way I am.’
    • ‘But you remind me of the crackhead in the pharmacy.’
    • ‘‘Either he was a crackhead or somebody who obviously needed the money a heck of a lot more than I did,’ she said.’
    • ‘And during the 80s, a lot of those hotel workers happened to be, well, to be blunt - crackheads.’
    • ‘They became gangbangers, or street kids with nowhere else to be, and eventually homeless crackheads or alcoholics or both.’
    • ‘The house had gotten busted by the DEA a few weeks ago, so the crackheads were avoiding it for the moment.’
    • ‘The problem with giving people crack cocaine in exchange for registering voters is that you just can't trust crackheads to follow the rules.’
    • ‘I watched the transition from being able to play outside to the arrival of the crackheads.’
    • ‘You've got to stay a natural step above the crackheads, the iceheads, the PCP guys.’
    • ‘Hussey added that the constable had told him there was a ring of crackheads working the recreation centres.’
    • ‘Yes, and so did Warren and Willow and those crackheads who attacked the school tonight.’
    • ‘I grew up with 14-year-old crackheads, ‘Beck says with disarming nonchalance.’’
    • ‘‘Eighty per cent are crackheads,’ an ex-junkie says.’
    • ‘Which is not to say that crackheads worry about the nutritional value of their ‘cracksmoke.’’
    • ‘Say what you will about crackheads, drunks and other assorted addicts, but they sure can be imaginative.’
    • ‘It's not easy to get rid of crackheads once they've found a place to nest.’
    • ‘‘I had to throw crackheads out of Pete's room,’ Barat says.’

Pronunciation

crackhead

/ˈkrakhɛd/