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English definition of “alcoholic”

alcoholic

adjective     /ˌælkəˈhɒlɪk/
SUBSTANCE B1 containing alcohol: alcoholic drinksAlcohol - general words
PERSON [always before noun] regularly drinking too much alcohol and unable to stop the habit: She lived with her alcoholic father.AddictionDrug addictionDrunkenness and sobriety
(Definition of alcoholic adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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