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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
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