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1. alcoholic

noun. ['ˌælkəˈhɑːlɪk'] a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually.

Synonyms

  • sot
  • wino
  • souse
  • soaker
  • inebriate
  • drunkard
  • lush
  • boozer
  • drunk
  • dipsomaniac
  • alky

Antonyms

  • sober
  • unexcited
  • dryness
  • wet

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A common misspelling of alcoholic is alcoholical

Example sentences of the word alcoholic


1. Adjective
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

2. alcoholic

adjective. ['ˌælkəˈhɑːlɪk'] characteristic of or containing alcohol.

Synonyms

  • spirituous
  • dry
  • wet
  • strong
  • hard
  • intoxicating
  • intoxicant

Antonyms

  • dry
  • depress
  • scarce
  • poor

3. alcoholic

adjective. ['ˌælkəˈhɑːlɪk'] addicted to alcohol.

Synonyms

  • addicted

Antonyms

  • nondrinker
  • familiar
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