Definition of ketamine noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkiːtəmiːn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkiːtəmiːn//
(informal ket
BrE BrE//kiːt//
; NAmE NAmE//kiːt//
[uncountable] Addiction
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a substance that is used as an anaesthetic, and also as a drug that is taken illegally for pleasure See related entries: Addiction Word Origin1960s: blend of ketone and amine.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ketamine