HyperDic: amphetamine

English > 1 sense of the word amphetamine:
NOUNartifactamphetamine, pep pill, upper, speeda central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite
amphetamine > pronunciation
Soundsaemfeh'tahmiy.n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > amphetamine: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression.
Synonymspep pill, upper, speed
NarrowerBenzedrine, bennieA form of amphetamine
amphetamine sulfate, amphetamine sulphateA sulfate derivative of amphetamine that is used as a stimulant for the central nervous system
dextroamphetamine sulphate, DexedrineAn isomer of amphetamine (trade name Dexedrine) used as a central nervous system stimulant
methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, meth, deoxyephedrine, chalk, chicken feed, crank, glass, ice, shabu, trashAn amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride
Broaderdrug of abuse, street drugA drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects)
stimulant, stimulant drug, excitantA drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
Spanishanfetamina, anfeta
Catalanamfetamina

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