noun. ['ˌælkəˈhɑːlɪk'] a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually.
Words that Rhyme with Alcoholic
How do you spell alcoholic? Is it alcoholical ?
A common misspelling of alcoholic is alcoholical
Example sentences of the word alcoholic
In fact, you will have a higher blood-alcohol concentration if you drink alcoholic beverages without getting enough water.
Quotes containing the word alcoholic
1. A literary academic can no more pass a bookstore than an alcoholic can pass a bar.
- Carolyn G. Heilbrun
2. I think the warning labels on alcoholic beverages are too bland. They should be more vivid. Here is one I would suggest: "Alcohol will turn you into the same asshole your father was.
- George Carlin, When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?
3. I suspect it may be like the difference between a drinker and an alcoholic; the one merely reads books, the other needs books to make it through the day."(Interview with The Booklovers blog, September 2010)
- Gail Carriger
adjective. ['ˌælkəˈhɑːlɪk'] characteristic of or containing alcohol.
adjective. ['ˌælkəˈhɑːlɪk'] addicted to alcohol.