dex

Definition

Slang

  • noun a pill or capsule of Dexedrine, a trademark for an amphetamine (pep pill) frequently prescribed and abused in the 1950s and 1960s. yellow pills of Dexedrine were popular among English mods of the mid-1960s. Dexy’s Midnight runners, a phrase adopted as the name of a late 1970s white soul group, was an elaborate nickname for the drug.
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