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alcoholic definition

Overview

This page has 6 definitions of alcoholic in English and Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association). Alcoholic is a noun and adjective. Examples of how to use alcoholic in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

See also: alcohòlic and alco-holic

English alcoholic definition

Etymology

First attested 1891, from alcohol +‎ -ic.

Pronunciation

Noun

alcoholic (plural alcoholics)

  1. A person addicted to alcohol.
  2. One who abuses alcohol.

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Adjective

alcoholic (comparative more alcoholic, superlative most alcoholic)

  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.

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Interlingua alcoholic definition

Adjective

alcoholic (comparative plus alcoholic, superlative le plus alcoholic)

  1. alcoholic (containing alcohol)