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English adjective: narcotic

1. narcotic of or relating to or designating narcotics

SamplesNarcotic addicts.
Narcotic stupor.

2. narcotic inducing stupor or narcosis

SamplesNarcotic drugs.

Synonymsnarcotising, narcotizing



3. narcotic inducing mental lethargy

SamplesA narcotic speech.

Synonymssoporiferous, soporific



English noun: narcotic

1. narcotic (artifact) a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction

Broader (hypernym)drug

Narrower (hyponym)Demerol, dolophine hydrochloride, fixer, hard drug, meperidine, meperidine hydrochloride, methadon, methadone, methadone hydrochloride, opiate, opium, recreational drug, soft drug, synthetic heroin

Domain category membersaddiction, connection, dependance, dependence, dependency, drug addiction, habituation, space cadet, white plague

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