- Methedrine 1939, proprietary name of a brand of methamphetamine (by Wellcome Ltd.); slang abbreviation meth is attested from 1967.
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methedrine — ☆ methedrine [meth′ə drēn΄ ] n. [< former trademark Methedrine] methamphetamine hydrochloride used as a drug … English World dictionary
Methedrine® — /methˈə drēn/ noun A former proprietary name for an amphetamine, methylamphetamine hydrochloride, a soft drug, but used by drug addicts … Useful english dictionary
methedrine — noun Etymology: from Methedrine, a trademark Date: 1939 methamphetamine … New Collegiate Dictionary
Methedrine — noun an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant • Syn: ↑methamphetamine, ↑methamphetamine hydrochloride, ↑meth,… … Useful english dictionary
Methedrine — /meth euh dreen , drin/, Pharm., Trademark. a brand of methamphetamine. * * * … Universalium
methedrine — noun methamphetamine … Wiktionary
methedrine — meth·e·drine meth ə drən, drēn n METHAMPHETAMINE … Medical dictionary
Methedrine — Synonyms and related words: Benzedrine, Benzedrine pill, C, Dexamyl, Dexamyl pill, Dexedrine, Dexedrine pill, amphetamine, amphetamine sulfate, cocaine, coke, crystal, dextroamphetamine sulfate, football, heart, jolly bean, methamphetamine… … Moby Thesaurus
methedrine — [ mɛθədrɪn, dri:n] noun (trademark in the UK) another term for methamphetamine. Origin 1930s: blend of methyl and Benzedrine … English new terms dictionary
methedrine — meth·e·drine … English syllables