alcoholic

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˌæl.kəˈhɒl.ɪk/
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  • Hyphenation: al‧co‧hol‧ic

Adjective[change]

Positive
alcoholic

Comparative
more alcoholic

Superlative
most alcoholic

  1. If something is alcoholic, it contains alcohol.
    This wine is very alcoholic.

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Noun[change]

Singular
alcoholic

Plural
alcoholics

  1. (countable) An alcoholic is a person who drinks too much alcohol and cannot keep from drinking alcohol; someone who is addicted to alcohol.
    The alcoholics were driving dangerously on the road.

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