(plural: ‘addicts‘; pronunciation: the letter ‘c’ is said with a ‘k’ sound as in “king” — for the right pronunciation, please click here)
a person who gets into a harmful habit and is unable to get rid of or give up that habit (unable to free him/herself from that habit) — habits such as smoking tobacco, drinking too much alcohol, using harmful drugs for pleasure or even watching TV all the time,
It’s surprising and funny to learn that there are some puzzle addicts that play Sudoku, a number puzzle game, all the time!
There are many health centres that are meant for helping drug addicts.
Some experts argue that sex addicts are more dangerous and more numerous than any other kind of addicts.
There is a new generation of addicts called ‘social media network’ addicts that spends hours on end visiting friends & contacts and downloading & uploading photos, videos & messages on the Net.