Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun drug_of_abuse

1 sense of drug of abuse

Sense 1
drug of abuse, street drug -- (a drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction)
       => drug -- (a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic)

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