- 1drug somebody/something to give a person or an animal a drug, especially to make them unconscious, or to affect their performance in a race or competition He was drugged and bundled into the back of the car. It's illegal to drug horses before a race. The Civil Liberties group campaigns against forced drugging of prisoners. He was asleep, heavily drugged with tranquillizers.
- 2drug something to add a drug to somebody’s food or drink to make them unconscious or sleepy Her drink must have been drugged. More Like This Consonant-doubling verbs bob, club, dub, grab, rub, sob, throb kid, nod, pad, plod, prod, shred, skid, thud beg, blog, bug, drag, drug, flag, hug, jog, log, mug, nag, plug bar, confer, infer, occur, prefer, refer, star, stir, transfer acquit, admit, allot, chat, clot, commit, jut, knit, pat, regret, rot, spot, submit (in British English:) appal, cancel, channel, control, counsel, enrol, equal, excel, fuel, fulfil, label, level, marvel, model, pedal, quarrel, signal, travelSee worksheet. Word Origin Middle English: from Old French drogue, possibly from Middle Dutch droge vate, literally
BrE BrE//drʌɡ//; NAmE NAmE//drʌɡ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they drug
BrE BrE//drʌɡ//; NAmE NAmE//drʌɡ//he / she / it drugs
BrE BrE//drʌɡz//; NAmE NAmE//drʌɡz//past simple drugged
BrE BrE//drʌɡd//; NAmE NAmE//drʌɡd//past participle drugged
BrE BrE//drʌɡd//; NAmE NAmE//drʌɡd//-ing form drugging
BrE BrE//ˈdrʌɡɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrʌɡɪŋ//