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

al·co·hol′i·cal·ly adv.


in an alcoholic manner
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Top British traits are said to be wearing summer clothing at the first sight of the sun (understandable considering its reluctance to shine very often), apologising automatically, the ability to talk at length about the weather, making a cup of tea in a crisis, viewing queue jumping as the ultimate crime (which it is), forming a queue for anything, the stiff upper lip, grumbling through a meal but not complaining because you don't want a fuss, sarcastic/dry humour and having a beer at an airport even before 8am (which is mainly the practice of the young, foolish or alcoholically dependent).
What makes Temple's and Gowan's descent into alcoholism (2) significant is the fallout their addictions precipitate vis-a-vis Southern social relations and the problematic intersection of broader socio-political forces present in the Volstead-era South, suggesting that the region is in fact "diseased," a useful metaphor when considering that Gowan Stevens and Temple Drake drink alcoholically.
During this period, the incidences of driving while alcoholically impaired began to decrease (NHTSA, 2004).
Shortly thereafter, he then launches upon an extraordinary declamation in which he likens Bardolph's alcoholically reddened nose to a "memento mori" which will serve to remind Falstaff of Hell in salutary fashion, specifically the damned Dives in Christ's parable from the Gospel of Luke (3.
I'd like to say that I drank alcoholically from the moment I picked up a drink.
She said: "I never drank alcoholically because of my mother's alcohol problem, but I took drugs instead.
I once saw a friend of mine being sick after a drinking session in Acton, which makes me alcoholically superior to him, regardless of the fact that he went on to become executive director of a FTSE 100 company, which means I actually earn pounds 2 million a year, rather than the pittance that appears every month in my bank account.
Susan is a case example of a high-functioning alcoholic (HFA) in that she is able to maintain her outside life (job, home, family and friendships), all while drinking alcoholically.