codependent means: A relationship where one party is emotionally dependent on another in a negative way, or in relation to someone addicted to drugs or other self-destructive behaviors like chronic gambling. (in Merlin Dictionary)

What else does codependent mean?

  • A codependent person or a partner in codependent relationships. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A person who will allow themselves to be used. A person who finds meaning in being in an abusive relationship. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Blake Howard)
  • If one of the partners is dependent on the other so heavily that they are anxious, exhausted and cause confusion it can lead to unhappiness and exhaustion. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Olga Martínez)