Last modified on 19 November 2014, at 10:27

street drug

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

This term comes from the fact that these types of substances are normally sold on the street by drug dealers.

NounEdit

street drug (plural street drugs)

  1. (slang) A drug used illegally and recreationally for its euphoric and other mind-altering effects such as: opiates, cannabinoids, benzodiazepines, amphetamines and others.
    Street drug sales are a huge problem for law enforcement since they are a magnet for gun violence and drug users.