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EtymologyEdit

From meth- +‎ amphetamine; 1945-50.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌmɛθ æmˈfɛt əˌmin/, /ˌmɛθ æmˈfɛt əˌmɪn/
  • Rhymes: -in, -ɪn

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methamphetamine (plural methamphetamines)

  1. A highly addictive phenethylamine stimulant drug, similar to cocaine. Its systematic (IUPAC) name is (S)-N-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-amine.
    Synonyms: crystal meth, crystal, glass, ice, meth, methamphetamines, methylamphetamine, speed, tina, tweak

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