noun. ['koʊˈkeɪn'] a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive.
- nose candy
- hard drug
- kuka (Quechua)
Words that Rhyme with Cocaine
Example sentences of the word cocaine
1. Noun, singular or mass
Someone who naturally is even-tempered may become quick to anger as a side effect of cocaine use.
2. Verb, base form
In isolated cases, sudden death has been attributed to cocaine use.
Quotes containing the word cocaine
1. Whereas story is processed in the mind in a straightforward manner, poetry bypasses rational thought and goes straight to the limbic system and lights it up like a brushfire. It's the crack cocaine of the literary world.
- Jasper Fforde, First Among Sequels
2. My love is powdered sunshine. Just add water. (Warning: Do NOT attempt to snort it or distribute as a healthy cocaine substitute.)
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE
3. I figured anybody who talked about church as much as she did was using it a little like cocaine anyhow.
- Keith Ablow, Denial