(noun, adjective)


1. of or relating to or designating narcotics

- narcotic addicts

- narcotic stupor

2. inducing stupor or narcosis

- narcotic drugs

Similar word(s): depressant, narcotising, narcotizing

3. inducing mental lethargy

- a narcotic speech

Similar word(s): uninteresting, soporiferous, soporific


1. a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction

Definition categories: man–made, drug