Meaning of “alcoholic” - Learner’s Dictionary

alcoholic

adjective uk us /ˌælkəˈhɒlɪk/
SUBSTANCE

B1 containing alcohol:

alcoholic drinks
PERSON [ always before noun ]

regularly drinking too much alcohol and unable to stop the habit:

She lived with her alcoholic father.

(Definition of “alcoholic adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)