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See also: ADDIE


Etymology 1[edit]

Diminutives formed with -ie.

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A diminutive of the female given names Adele, Adeline, Adelaide, or Addison.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the brand name Adderall +‎ -ie.


Addie (countable and uncountable, plural Addies)

  1. (slang) Adderall, especially when used as a cognitive enhancer or recreational drug.
    • 2013 March 4, Roger Cohen, “The Competition Drug”, in The New York Times[1]:
      “Just popped an Addie, so I’m good to go” — this sort of pretest attitude has become pervasive. Conversations with several students suggested Adderall was always available, costing from $2 to $5 a pill.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Diminutive form of the given name Adam.

Proper noun[edit]

Addie (plural Addies)

  1. A surname.


  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Addie is the 33731th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 675 individuals. Addie is most common among White (55.26%) and Black/African American (39.26%) individuals.

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