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designer drug

  

      n  
1      (Med)   a synthetic antibiotic designed to be effective against a particular bacterium  
2    any of various narcotic or hallucinogenic substances manufactured illegally from a range of chemicals  
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designer  
      n  
1    a person who devises and executes designs, as for works of art, clothes, machines, etc.  
2    modifier   designed by and bearing the label or signature of a well-known fashion designer  
designer jeans     
3    modifier   (of things, ideas, etc.) having an appearance of fashionable trendiness  
designer pop songs, designer stubble     
4    modifier   (of cells, chemicals, etc.) designed (or produced) to perform a specific function or combat a specific problem  
designer insecticide     
5    a person who devises plots or schemes; intriguer  


designer drug  
      n  
1      (Med)   a synthetic antibiotic designed to be effective against a particular bacterium  
2    any of various narcotic or hallucinogenic substances manufactured illegally from a range of chemicals  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

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designer

  
1    architect, artificer, couturier, creator, deviser, inventor, originator, planner, stylist  
2    conniver, conspirator, intriguer, plotter, schemer  

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
one who designs a room interior
n.
drug that produces mydriasis
n.
In the UK, a chav is a highly antisocial juvenile delinquent who wears (usually counterfeit) designer sports clothes and high-end brands and vulgar jewellery (= bling) and listens to rap music.
Very common, colloquial En France on appelle ça un caillera
n.
A scally is a working class youth who wears designer sports clothes as a status symbol
Colloquial Very similar to a chav (but chavs are more extreme in their appearance than scallies)
n.
1. a fashion enthusiast; someone who sets or follows trends; 2. woman working in the fashion domain (as a designer, journalist, model etc.); 3. woman passionate about shopping;
n.
1. drug addict; 2. passionate/crazy about smth.
E.g: He is a computer games junkie.
n.
any food, beverage, drug or activity that helps people feel more comfortable in social occasions
Ex: Having an alcohol beverage might be seen as a kind of social lubrificant as so far as it helps some peole overcome their shyness
exp.
get drunk or take drugs; get high
n.
dilation of the pupil caused by drugs, coma etc
n.
The practice of monitoring the effects of medical drugs, especially in order to identify and evaluate previously unreported adverse reactions
[Med.] Ex: In his job as a pharmacovigilance officer, Andrew develops diagnostic tools to improve drug safety
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