since 1997, the world's premier FREE website for learners + teachers of English
Get Word of the Day FREE
Slang

junk

This page is about the slang term junk

Meaning

a dangerous drug, especially an opiate like heroin or morphine

For example

  • Pat was caught by the cops with some junk in his pocket.

  • Kerry's been trying to get off junk for years, but she's still addicted.

Quick Quiz

Harry got himself off junk at last. He's stopped

a. taking drugs

b. drinking alcohol

c. smoking cigarettes

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey