Definition of Strung-out

1. Adjective. Addicted to a drug.

Exact synonyms: Dependant, Dependent, Drug-addicted, Hooked
Similar to: Addicted
Derivative terms: Dependence, Dependency



Definition of Strung-out

1. Adjective. (slang) Experiencing withdrawal symptoms of an addiction. ¹

2. Adjective. Widely spaced. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strung-out

strummer
strummers
strumming
strummings
strummy
strumose
strumous
strumousness
strumpets
strums
strumstrum
strumstrums
strung
strung-out (current term)
strung together
strunt
strunted
strunting
strunts
strunzite
struse
struses
strut
strut one's stuff
struth
struthian
struthiomimus
struthioniform

Literary usage of Strung-out

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1. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"Strung out in single file, they kept on through the woods, with every moment plunging still deeper into the silent mystery of the gaunt woods; for the trees ..."

2. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"Leaving Ossipee, they pushed on into the bleaker wilderness of the mountains. Strung out in single file, ..."

3. The Teaching of Oral English by Emma Miller Bolenius (1920)
"And weren't those people rather awkwardly strung out? ... Strung out' is also a figure, suggesting a washline with the father, mother, uncle, ..."

4. The Teaching of Oral English by Emma Miller Bolenius (1920)
"And weren't those people rather awkwardly strung out? ... Strung out' is also a figure, suggesting a washline with the father, mother, uncle, ..."

5. The Teaching of Oral English by Emma Miller Bolenius (1920)
"And weren't those people rather awkwardly strung out? ... Strung out' is also a figure, suggesting a washline with the father, mother, uncle, ..."

6. The Teaching of Oral English by Emma Miller Bolenius (1916)
"And weren't those people rather awkwardly strung out? ... Strung out' is also a figure, suggesting a washline with the father, mother, uncle, ..."

7. South Dakota Historical Collections by South Dakota State Historical Society, South Dakota State Department of History (1910)
"I had strung out the men en either side of the line so as to protect the route and in- -sure our chances to return, and called in these men as I came to ..."

8. The Log of a Cowboy: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days by Andy Adams (1903)
"We all felt gala as the herd strung out on the trail. ... Before we had covered half the distance, the herd was strung out over two miles, and as Flood rode ..."

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