Definitions for workaholicˌwɜrk əˈhɔ lɪk, -ˈhɒl ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

work•a•hol•icˌwɜrk əˈhɔ lɪk, -ˈhɒl ɪk(n.)

  1. a person who works compulsively at the expense of other pursuits.

Origin of workaholic:

1965–70; work+ -aholic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. workaholic(noun)

    person with a compulsive need to work


  1. workaholic(Noun)

    A person who feels compelled to work excessively.

  2. workaholic(Adjective)

    In the nature or manner of a workaholic.


  1. Workaholic

    A workaholic is a person who is addicted to work. The term generally implies that the person enjoys their work; it can also imply that they simply feel compelled to do it. There is no generally accepted medical definition of such a condition, although some forms of stress, obsessive-compulsive personality disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder can be work-related. Workaholism is not the same as working hard.


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