yonqui

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English junkie

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʝonki/, [ˈɟ͡ʝõŋ.ki]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈʃonki/, [ˈʃõŋ.ki]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʒonki/, [ˈʒõŋ.ki]

Noun[edit]

yonqui m or f (plural yonquis)

  1. (colloquial) junkie, drug addict
    Synonym: drogadicto