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English[]

Etymology[]

First attested 1891, from alcohol + -ic

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Singular
Alcoholic

Plural
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  1. A person addicted to alcohol.
    Don't you know you've got your daddy's eyes
    Daddy was an alcoholic - Starsailor - Alcoholic
  2. One who abuses alcohol.

Antonyms[]

  • teetotal

Translations[]

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Adjective[]

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  1. Of or pertaining to alcohol.
  2. Having more than a trace amount of alcohol in its contents.
    He ordered an alcoholic beverage.
    The oysters were sour, and excessively alcoholic.
  3. Of, pertaining to, or affected by alcoholism

Antonyms[]

  • nonalcoholic

Translations[]

Related terms[]

See also[]

  • alcoholic beverage
  • -holic

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