Definition of “alcoholic” - English Dictionary

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

“alcoholic” in American English

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alcoholicnoun [ C ]

us /ˌæl·kəˈhɔ·lɪk, -ˈhɑl·ɪk/

a person who is unable to give up the habit of drinking too much alcohol

adjective us /ˌæl·kəˈhɔ·lɪk, -ˈhɑl·ɪk/

alcoholic content

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