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al·co·hol·ic

 (ăl′kə-hô′lĭk, -hŏl′ĭk)
adj.
1. Related to or resulting from alcohol.
2. Containing or preserved in alcohol.
3. Having alcoholism.
n.
A person who has alcoholism.

al·co·hol′i·cal·ly adv.

alcoholic

(ˌælkəˈhɒlɪk)
n
(Psychiatry) a person affected by alcoholism
adj
of, relating to, containing, or resulting from alcohol

al•co•hol•ic

(ˌæl kəˈhɔ lɪk, -ˈhɒl ɪk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to alcohol.
2. containing or using alcohol.
3. caused by alcohol.
4. suffering from alcoholism.
5. preserved in alcohol.
n.
6. a person suffering from alcoholism.
[1780–90]
al`co•hol′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alcoholic - a person who drinks alcohol to excess habituallyalcoholic - a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
drunk, drunkard, inebriate, rummy, sot, wino - a chronic drinker
Adj.1.alcoholic - characteristic of or containing alcohol; "alcoholic drinks"
nonalcoholic - characterized by the absence of alcohol; "nonalcoholic beverages"
2.alcoholic - addicted to alcoholalcoholic - addicted to alcohol; "alcoholic expatriates in Paris"- Carl Van Doren
addicted - compulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit-forming; "she is addicted to chocolate"; "addicted to cocaine"

alcoholic

noun
1. drunkard, drinker, drunk, boozer (informal), toper, soak (slang), lush (slang), sponge (informal), carouser, sot, tippler, wino (informal), inebriate, dipsomaniac, hard drinker, piss artist (slang), tosspot (informal), pisshead (slang), alky (slang) He admitted publicly that he was an alcoholic.
adjective
1. intoxicating, hard, strong, stiff, brewed, fermented, distilled, vinous, inebriating, spirituous, inebriant tea, coffee, and alcoholic beverages

Alcoholic drinks

apéritif, busera, Campari (trademark), chaser, cider, cyder, or (U.S. & Canad.) hard cider, caudle, Cinzano (trademark), cocktail, cordial, dram, Dubonnet (trademark), elderberry wine, frappé, French vermouth, ginger wine, glogg, gluhwein, grog, hippocras, Irish coffee or Gaelic coffee, Italian vermouth, kvass, kvas, or quass, liqueur, malt liquor, Martini (trademark), mead, mulled wine, negus, nor'wester, palm wine, posset, pousse-café, pulque, sake, saké, saki, or rice wine, samshu, shooter, skokiaan, slammer, snakebite, soma, spruce beer, toddy, vermouth, waragi

alcoholic

adjective
Containing alcohol:
Translations
سِكِّيرسِكِّير، مُدْمِن كُحُولكُحُوليكُحُولِيمُسْكِر
alkoholickýalkoholikalkoholový
alkoholikeralkoholiskalkoholistalkoholholdig
alkoholi-alkohoolikalkohoolnejoodik
alkoholistijuoppoalkoholi-alkoholipitoinen
alkoholičaralkoholnialkoholan
alkoholistaszeszesalkohol hatása alatti
áfengis-áfengissjúklingur, alkóhólistiáfengur
アルコールのアルコール中毒者
알코올 중독자알코올의
alcoolicalcoolică
alkoholickýalkoholovýpijan
alkoholik
alkoholhaltigalkoholist
ซึ่งติดเหล้าผู้ติดเหล้า
alkolikalkollüalkole dayalı
có cồnngười nghiện rượu

alcoholic

[ˌælkəˈhɒlɪk]
A. ADJalcohólico
alcoholic drinksbebidas fpl alcohólicas
B. Nalcohólico/a m/f, alcoholizado/a m/f

alcoholic

[ˌælkəˈhɒlɪk]
adj
[person] → alcoolique
his alcoholic father → son père alcoolique
[drink] → alcoolisé(e)
nalcoolique mf
He's an alcoholic → C'est un alcoolique.

alcoholic

adj drinkalkoholisch; personalkoholsüchtig, trunksüchtig
n (person) → Alkoholiker(in) m(f), → Trinker(in) m(f); to be an alcoholicAlkoholiker(in) or Trinker(in) sein; Alcoholics AnonymousAnonyme Alkoholiker pl

alcoholic

[ˌælkəˈhɒlɪk]
1. adjalcolico/a
2. nalcolizzato/a

alcohol

(ˈӕlkəhol) noun
liquid made by the fermentation or distillation of sugar, present in intoxicating drinks, used also as a fuel, and in thermometers. I never drink alcohol – I drink orange juice.
ˌalcoˈholic adjective
1. of or containing alcohol. Is cider alcoholic?
2. caused by alcohol. an alcoholic stupor.
noun
a person who suffers from a dependence on alcohol.
ˈalcoholism noun
the condition suffered by an alcoholic.

alcoholic

سِكِّير, كُحُولي alkoholický, alkoholik alkoholiker, alkoholisk Alkoholiker, alkoholisch αλκοολικός, οινοπνευματώδης alcohólico alkoholi-, alkoholisti alcoolique, alcoolisé alkoholan, alkoholičar alcolico, alcolista アルコールの, アルコール中毒者 알코올 중독자, 알코올의 alcoholisch, alcoholist alkoholholdig, alkoholiker alkoholik, alkoholowy alcoólatra, alcoólico алкоголик, алкогольный alkoholhaltig, alkoholist ซึ่งติดเหล้า, ผู้ติดเหล้า alkolik, alkollü có cồn, người nghiện rượu 含酒精的, 酒鬼

al·co·hol·ic

n., a. alcohólico-a.

alcoholic

adj & n alcohólico -ca mf; recovering — alcohólico en recuperación
References in classic literature ?
He drank rum - five glasses regularly every evening; and for the greater portion of his nightly visit to the George sat, with his glass in his right hand, in a state of melancholy alcoholic saturation.
For a minute, alcoholic fumes kept the captain speechless.
Even to her mother's gaze the girl's young features looked sadly out of place amid the alcoholic vapours which floated here as no unsuitable medium for wrinkled middle-age; and hardly was a reproachful flash from Tess's dark eyes needed to make her father and mother rise from their seats, hastily finish their ale, and descend the stairs behind her, Mrs Rolliver's caution following their footsteps.
Fred was not a gambler: he had not that specific disease in which the suspension of the whole nervous energy on a chance or risk becomes as necessary as the dram to the drunkard; he had only the tendency to that diffusive form of gambling which has no alcoholic intensity, but is carried on with the healthiest chyle-fed blood, keeping up a joyous imaginative activity which fashions events according to desire, and having no fears about its own weather, only sees the advantage there must be to others in going aboard with it.
He never drank during the morning, nor in office hours; but the instant he left the office he proceeded to rear this wall of alcoholic inhibition athwart his consciousness.
And by alcoholic I mean a man whose chemistry craves alcohol and drives him resistlessly to it.
The 'Memoirs of an Alcoholic,'" I sneered--or, rather, John Barleycorn sneered; for he sat with me there at table in my pleasant, philanthropic jingle, and it is a trick of John Barleycorn to turn the smile to a sneer without an instant's warning.
You have shown yourself no alcoholic, no dipsomaniac, but merely an habitual drinker, one who has made John Barleycorn's acquaintance through long years of rubbing shoulders with him.
Now that may strike you as very singular, but I think I can explain it: you see their brains - I mention no names, but you'll understand to whom I allude - their brains are light to begin with, and the fumes of the fermented liquor render them lighter still, and produce an entire light-headedness, or giddiness, resulting in intoxication; whereas my brains, being composed of more solid materials, will absorb a considerable quantity of this alcoholic vapour without the production of any sensible result - '
It had been the poor lad's mistaken view that he could drink up all the alcoholic liquor in America.
Mendicity on commission stooped in their high shoulders, shambled in their unsteady legs, buttoned and pinned and darned and dragged their clothes, frayed their button-holes, leaked out of their figures in dirty little ends of tape, and issued from their mouths in alcoholic breathings.
21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Alcoholic drinks consumption is witnessing high growth and is directly influencing the alcoholic drinks packaging market.

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