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Definitions and Synonyms of alcoholic | Another word for alcoholic | What is alcoholic?

Definition 1: a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for alcoholic in the sense of this definition

(alcoholic is a kind of ...) a chronic drinker

Definition 2: characteristic of or containing alcohol - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where alcoholic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • alcoholic drinks

(alcoholic is similar to ...) having a large proportion of strong liquor

"a very dry martini is almost straight gin"

(alcoholic is similar to ...) being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content

"hard liquor"

(alcoholic is similar to ...) causing intoxication

"an intoxicating drink"

(alcoholic is similar to ...) containing or of the nature of alcohol

"spiritous beverages" "spirituous liquors"

(alcoholic is similar to ...) consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor

"a wet cargo" "a wet canteen"

Definition 3: addicted to alcohol - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where alcoholic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • alcoholic expatriates in Paris

Synonyms for alcoholic in the sense of this definition

(alcoholic is similar to ...) compulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit-forming

"she is addicted to chocolate" "addicted to cocaine"

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