Meaning of “workaholic” in the English Dictionary

"workaholic" in British English

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workaholicnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌwɜː.kəˈhɒl.ɪk/ us /ˌwɝː.kəˈhɑː.lɪk/
workaholism
noun [ U ] uk /ˈwɜː.kə.hɒl.ɪ.zəm/ us /ˈwɝː.kə.hɑː.lɪ.zəm/

Once workaholism sets in, it progresses through stages similar to those in drug addiction.

(Definition of “workaholic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"workaholic" in American English

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workaholicnoun [ C ]

us /ˌwɜr·kəˈhɔ·lɪk, -ˈhɑl·ɪk/

a person who works a lot of the time and finds it difficult not to work

(Definition of “workaholic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"workaholic" in Business English

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workaholicnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌwɜːkəˈhɒlɪk/ us

someone who works very long hours and finds it difficult not to be working:

A self-confessed workaholic, Tom says that he can't remember when he last had a break.
a workaholic lifestyle

(Definition of “workaholic” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)