Part of speech: adjective

Causing sleep or stupor.

Part of speech: noun

A narcotic substance, as opium.

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Usage examples "narcotic":

  1. Gerard lifted his cigarette, seeking the narcotic smoke. - "From the Car Behind", Eleanor M. Ingram.
  2. The little place was very peaceful and quiet, lulling one like a narcotic. - "Fanny Herself", Edna Ferber.
  3. Clarisse Mergy shook her head: " No, no, I don't think that; the noise will not have roused him, for we postponed the attempt for twenty- four hours so that the portress might put a narcotic in his wine." - "The Crystal Stopper", Maurice LeBlanc.