-holic


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-holic

suffix forming nouns
indicating a person having an abnormal desire for or dependence on: workaholic; chocoholic.
[C20: on the pattern of alcoholic]

-aholic

a combining form extracted from alcoholic, used in coinages having the general sense “a person who is addicted to or obsessed with an object or activity,” as specified by the initial element: chargeaholic; foodaholic. Compare -holic.