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 (chôk′ə-hô′lĭk, -hŏl′ĭk, chŏk′-)
n. Informal
A person who frequently or compulsively eats chocolate.

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(ˌtʃɒkəˈhɒlɪk) or


a. someone who is very fond of eating chocolate
b. (as modifier): the chocoholic British.
[C20: from choco(late) + -holic]
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(ˌtʃɔ kəˈhɔ lɪk, -ˈhɒl ɪk, ˌtʃɒk ə-)

a person who is excessively fond of chocolate.
[1975–80; choco (late) + -holic]
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[ˌtʃɒkəˈhɒlɪk] naccro mf du chocolat
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n (inf)Schokoladensüchtige(r) mf; to be a chocoholicnach Schokolade süchtig sein
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