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Definition of "opium-eater" []

  • One who habitually uses opium in some form as a stimulant. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "opium-eater" in a sentence
  • "“What queer business are you up to?” asked Lousteau of the artist, an opium-eater who dwelt among visions of enchanted palaces till he either could not or would not create."
  • "Common were forms and colors of bird, and fish, and butterfly, more strange and bright than ever opium-eater dreamed."
  • "Becky loved society and, indeed, could no more exist without it than an opium-eater without his dram, and she was happy enough at the period of her boarding-house life."