1. (drugs) a period when drugs are in very short supply or even non-existent.
|Current Sl. I:3 2/2: Drought, n. A time when the authorities make it difficult for addicts to obtain drugs.|
|Jones Men 166: It’s a drought or something. Ain’t nothin’ happenin’.|
|Blood Posse 280: I don’t want the drought to reach me and can’t get any ganga.|
|Candy 12: There’s a drought. Or you could say a flash flood. A flash flood of no heroin.|
|Life 406: When there was a heroin drought it was a bit rough.|
|‘Dead Up’ [lyrics] Walk around with 5 zeds in my pouch / [...] / I smoke 1 cos it’s drought.|
2. (orig. US campus) a period without sex or even dates.
|Sl. U. 30: Steve hasn’t had a date in months — he’s in a serious drought.|