Definition of Quaalude

1. Noun. Sedative-hypnotic drug (trade name Quaalude) that is a drug of abuse.

Exact synonyms: Methaqualone
Generic synonyms: Sedative-hypnotic, Sedative-hypnotic Drug
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Quaalude

1. Proper noun. (pharmaceutical drug) A proprietary name for methaqualone. ¹

2. Noun. A dose of such a drug, sometimes used recreationally. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quaalude

1. a sedative drug [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quaalude

Qingdao
Qinghai
Qiqihar
Qishlaq
Qld
Qliphoth
Qliphothic
Qlipoth
Qlipothic
QoS
Qom
Qomolangma
Qomolangma Feng
Qs
Qu'ran
Quaalude
Quaaludes
Quadi
Quadragesima
Quadrigesima Sunday
Quai d'Orsay
Quaker
Quaker gun
Quaker guns
Quakeress
Quakeresses
Quakerish
Quakerism
Quakerisms

Literary usage of Quaalude

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1. Maintaining Budgetary Discipline: Spending and Revenue Options edited by Sherry Snyder (1999)
"Methaqualone (including Sopor and quaalude) CDl ....CD2 d. Nembutal Di D2 e. Phenobarbital Dl D 2 f. Placidyl Di .... D 2 g. Seconal Di .... D 2 h. ..."

2. Parents, Peers and Pot II: Parents in Action by Marsha Manatt (1996)
"... the day the police called to tell her that her 15-year-old daughter had been found unconscious from a beer-and-quaalude overdose on a Galveston beach. ..."

3. Date Rape Drugs: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, U.S. House of edited by Fred Upton (2000)
"In this context it has been referred to by several names to include Cherry meth, Georgia home boy, Liquid ecstasy, Liquid X, Easy lay, Natures quaalude and ..."

4. National Household Survey on Drug Abuse: Main Findings, 1996 by Angela Brittingham (1998)
"Sedatives such as Seconal, quaalude, and other "sleeping pills" are sometimes called "downers." Tranquilizers or "tranks" include anxiety-reducing drugs ..."

5. Substance Abuse Among Older Adults: Treatment Improvement Protocol edited by Frederic C. Blow (1999)
"They also prefer, however, older anxiolytics and hypnotics such as methaqualone (quaalude) or meprobamate (Miltown) to benzodiazepines (Winger ..."

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