HyperDic: heroin

English > 1 sense of the word heroin:
NOUNartifactheroin, diacetylmorphinea narcotic that is considered a hard drug
heroin > pronunciation
Soundshheh'rowahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > heroin: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush.
Synonymdiacetylmorphine
Narrowerbig H, hell dust, nose drops, smack, thunder, skag, scagstreet names for heroin
Broaderhard drugA narcotic that is considered relatively strong and likely / likely to cause addiction
opiateA narcotic drug that contains opium or an opium derivative
Spanishcaballo, heroina, heroína, jaco
Catalancavall, heroïna

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