Cocaine - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |koʊˈkeɪn|  American pronunciation of the word cocaine
Brit.  |kə(ʊ)ˈkeɪn|  British pronunciation of the word cocaine

noun

- a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive (syn: cocain)

Examples

The defendant was charged with possessing cocaine.

He hasn't been able to kick his cocaine habit.

When he was 25, he kicked his cocaine habit and went back to school.

She died from a cocaine overdose.

Heroin and cocaine are classed as hard drugs.

James abused his body for years with heroin and cocaine.

She admitted she had experimented with cocaine.

His cocaine habit ruined him physically and financially.

Most people there were high on cocaine.

I know a girl who got hooked on cocaine.

He was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine.

He was sent down for possession of cocaine.

Richard abused his body for years with heroin and cocaine.

The addict was snorting cocaine almost every day

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