Purple Drank

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noun

Purple Drink aka Purple, Purple stuff, etc.

Slang term for codeine cough syrup named for it's purple color; also called "lean," "syrup,", "barre," or "sizzurp."

Term used mainly by people in the "dirty south" see lean; The term has a particularly strong tie to the South, the use of which led to the screwed and chopped phenomenon, started in Houston by DJ Screw, because it made users slowed down similar to the style of the music. It ironically was the cause of death of DJ Screw himself. What you know bout' purple drank -- Paul Wall (They Don't Know) [1]