1. (drugs) heroin.
|Lang. Und. (1981) 109/1: smeck or smack. A bindle of drugs, especially a card of opium.‘Lang. of the Und. Narcotic Addict’ Pt 2 in|
|Criminal Sl. (rev. edn).|
|‘Kitty Barrett’ in Life (1976) 52: I was standing on the corner, just as fly as I could be, / Selling boss smack to every dope fiend I could see.et al.|
|Scene (1996) 61: Smack, smock, stuff, horse — they’re all heroin.|
|(con. 1940s) Man Walking On Eggshells 155: Smack, that was junk you shot yourself with through a needle.|
|Dopefiend (1991) 27: He removed the dropper from his needle and refilled it with smack.|
|🎵 Crack or smack will take you to a sure end.‘I’m Your Pusher’|
|Bad Debts (2012) [ebook] There’s about five hundred bucks worth of smack in his car.|
|The Joy (2015) [ebook] [I]t’s obvious this gear I’m after getting is more Shake ’n’ Vac than smack. I curse the bastard who cut it.|
|Source Oct. 150: His catchy advertising slogan, ‘Crack’s wack! Smack’s back!’.|
|Hollywood Station 25: Maybe she was shooting smack in her twat or someplace else he’d never look and the heroin was smoothing out all the ice she smoked?|
|Cherry Pie [ebook] Smack. Such an unattractive look.|
|All the Colours 32: [M]ost of the ‘business’ in the East End – girls, smack, racketeering – went through Maitland.|
|Life 57: Music [...] was very like a drug. In fact a far bigger drug than smack. I could kick smack; I couldn’t kick music.|
|Sun. Times (London) 16 Oct. 🌐 A flaky crook [...] who supplied the boxer with a lethally pure batch of smack.|
|The Force [ebook] Malone’s crew has been watching the heroin mill [...] The Mexicans truck the smack up and deliver it to Diego Pena.|
|Good Girl Stripped Bare 138: Is this actually happening? Our mother is asking us to score smack?|
|Broken 196: Terry, don’t do another shot. Terry, don’t shoot smack.‘Sunset’ in|
2. adulterated cocaine.
(Aus.) a heroin addict.
|What Do You Reckon (1997) [ebook] Smackies gotta have a hit of heroin.‘Racist Yes, Sexist Fine’ in|
|Rubdown [ebook] Her pupils were pinned, like a smackie’s, but my guess was a truckload of prescription downers.|
(US drugs) a heroin addict.
|Permanent Midnight 341: How could an AIDS-era smackster not love an album called Bleach?|
(drugs) a heroin addict.
|smack freak Someone who likes or is addicted to heroin.Pschedelic Drugs & Law 153:|
|Blood Brothers 154: At fifteen she got knocked up by a twenty-year-old ex-con smack freak.|
|Breaks 307: I was a smack freak, a pill freak.|
|Real Thing 52: Fuckin’ smack freaks.|
|Black Tide (2012) [ebook] Kelvin McCoy, reformed smack freak, unreformed drunk.|
|Manoi 200: ‘He1s a smack freak,’ he explained. ‘A smack freak?’ I asked back. ‘Yeah. He smokes heroin’.|
|Cactus Garden n.p.: A three-hundred-pound, Mexican-food-loving smack freak.|
(drugs) a heroin addict; also attrib.
|smack head Someone who likes or is addicted to heroin.Pschedelic Drugs & Law 153:|
|Voices from the Love Generation 278: head. Any drug user [...] smack head.|
|N.Y. Times Book Rev. 23 July 17: [He] is warned of a smackhead migration to his state.|
|Tharunka (Sydney) 8 Nov. 27/1: D.T. ‘Smackhead’ Pilgrim poured another schooner glass of Mascot International Terminal watered down slops all over his wrist.|
|Trainspotting 241: It was all too easy to blame the smack-heads or the buftie-boys at that time.|
|Grits 231: A wouldn’t quite call Roger a smackhead, not at the moment like [...] but ee’s certainly startin t’talk like one — stupid junkie contempt for anythin except heroin.|
|Guardian Society 13 July 🌐 You give them a number and the smackheads know and then you say ‘pass that number to other people.’.|
|Sun. Times 19 Dec. 21: [headline] My daily fix, Prof, is to stigmatise these smackheads.|
|(con. 1980s) Skagboys 341: Marriott starts slavering on again, in that maundering, self-obsessed smackheid wey.|
|OG Dad 167: But smackheadism is what I know.|
|Old Scores [ebook] ‘Said he knew some smackhead cray fishermen who’d do it’.|
(Aus. drugs) a ‘starter kit’ of heroin, containing a portion of the drugs and the equipment for injection.
|New York Mag. 14 Sept. 37: Smack pack: A customized heroin bag.|
|Canberra Times 8 Aug. 3: Children are offered ‘smack packs’ – a portion of heroin, syringe and starter kit for $5.|
|Raising Real People 89: The price and purity of the heroin made the purchase of a ‘smack pack’ a convenient and cheap way to get high.|
1. (drugs) under the influence of heroin.
|Last Best Hope 420: I was probably running away or stoned or smacked out daydreaming.|
|Brown’s Requiem 69: Dilaudid used to be delightful, but now I’ve got to be smacked-back for all the pain to go.|
|Prison Sl. 79: Smacked Back To be high on heroin.|
|Trainspotting 328: They were obviously smacked out of their eyebrows.|
|Everybody Smokes in Hell 11: Hopped up or something. Crack, blow, smacked up or something.|
|Powder 153: Fucken smacked-out gobshite!|
|Observer Mag. 25 Jan. 32: We were strung out, or smacked out.|
|Destination: Morgue! (2004) 334: He’s dinged with needle tracks, smug and smacked-back.‘Jungletown Jihad’ in|
|Crooked Little Vein 7: The Fashion Channel. All those skeletal smacked-out girls.|
|Truth 181: You’re the smacked-out medico patches up these cunts.|
|Viva La Madness 279: His eyes are pinned, he’s smacked-up.|
|Crime Factory: Hard Labour [ebook] They’re even more smacked out than usual.‘Grassed’ in|
|Straight Dope [ebook] [A] certain type of junkie girl when you ran into her all smacked back.|
2. (US) as smacked, in general use, with no specific ref. to heroin, very intoxicated .
|The Cut (NY Times Mag.) Mar. 🌐 Smacked — Stoned, like really stoned.|
(US black/teen) to gossip maliciously; to speak aggressively; thus smack-talking, malicious gossip.
|Educational Life Histories 170: I tell them later, you know, get out of my face when they're talking smack to me.|
|Straight Outta Compton 10: He kept talking smack, his story getting more and more depressing with each lie.|
|San Jose Mercury News 11 May n.p.: […] She was beaten up for talking so much smack about Eve.in|
|Ebonics Primer at www.dolemite.com 🌐 smack Definition: nonsense, untruthful or unjustified statements or accusations Example: Yo, why dat nigga be talkin’ smack ’bout my ass?|
|Royal Family 625: You talkin’ smack to me, girl? I said, you givin’ me static.|
|Mad mag. Sept. 8: Matt did a fair amount of smack-talking about Letters mainstay Jim Hutchings.|
|Night Gardener 201: Ronald and Richard losing as usual and talking smack about their opponents.|
|Rough Trade [ebook] ‘They kept trying to get me to talk smack about you’.|
|🎵 He was talkin smack ’til my guy blew out his back.‘Milly Rock’|
|What They Was 101: The D-block mandem [...] talking smack in loud voices .|