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What is a single word for a person who is always dizzy or high? I am sure it is not the same as a person who drinks a lot. Here Always means without an end.

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Do you mean someone who is always using drugs? –  simchona Aug 29 '11 at 11:01
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Dizzy and high are pretty may have similar effects, but they are very different things. –  T.E.D. Aug 29 '11 at 12:40
    
If drugs aren't central to the person's behaviour, I'd go for ditzy, otherwise druggie –  FumbleFingers Aug 29 '11 at 14:10
    
@T.E.D . Ya i think you are right . could you please explain it ? –  Abid Aug 29 '11 at 15:15
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"Dizzy and high" will yield a whole raft and flavor of words. "Dizzy or high" implies a more innocent and general condition. If you edit your question to refine your intent - the answers can be more precise. The same goes with always - are you meaning continually (without end) or habitually (with great repetition). –  bmike Aug 29 '11 at 16:26
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A person that is dizzy or high WITHOUT drugs might be described as "giddy."

(But maybe the associated adrenaline is a "drug.")

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If you want to refer to someone who is always on drugs, you can call them a stoner. This primarily refers to someone who uses cannabis (marijuana), but you could apply it to mean anyone on drugs.

A more formal term is addict:

a person who is unable to stop taking harmful drugs

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stoner Works for me :) Thank you –  Abid Aug 29 '11 at 11:06
    
In some dialects of English getting "stoned" means the same as getting "drunk". Trinidadian, for example. Caused no end of giggles whenever my university friend suggested we go get stoned. –  Mr. Shiny and New 安宇 Aug 29 '11 at 12:25
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The use of addict is general to all abusers - depressants, narcotics, stimulants, etc... It's hard to argue that one meaning of high is synonymous with stoner - but it doesn't imply the "dizzy" very much for me. –  bmike Aug 29 '11 at 16:30
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If you wanted to be clever, you could describe someone who is always dizzy as vertiginous. This is how I describe myself when having bouts of vertigo.

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