What does alcoholic mean?

Definitions for alcoholic
ˌæl kəˈhɔ lɪk, -ˈhɒl ɪkal·co·holic

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word alcoholic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. alcoholic, alky, dipsomaniac, boozer, lush, soaker, souse(adj)

    a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually

  2. alcoholic(adj)

    characteristic of or containing alcohol

    "alcoholic drinks"

  3. alcoholic, alcohol-dependent(adj)

    addicted to alcohol

    "alcoholic expatriates in Paris"- Carl Van Doren


  1. alcoholic(Noun)

    A person addicted to alcohol.

  2. alcoholic(Noun)

    One who abuses alcohol.

  3. alcoholic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to alcohol.

  4. alcoholic(Adjective)

    Having more than a trace amount of alcohol in its contents.

  5. alcoholic(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or affected by alcoholism

  6. Origin: First attested 1891, from alcohol + -ic

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alcoholic(adj)

    of or pertaining to alcohol, or partaking of its qualities; derived from, or caused by, alcohol; containing alcohol; as, alcoholic mixtures; alcoholic gastritis; alcoholic odor

  2. Alcoholic(noun)

    a person given to the use of alcoholic liquors

  3. Alcoholic(noun)

    alcoholic liquors

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. alcolique.]

How to pronounce alcoholic?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say alcoholic in sign language?

  1. alcoholic


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alcoholic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alcoholic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of alcoholic in a Sentence

  1. Dave Steiner:

    All alcoholic beverages affect every person differently.

  2. Rachel Stahl:

    There is certainly danger in enjoying alcoholic seltzer regularly.

  3. Dylan Thomas:

    An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do.

  4. The CEO:

    There are going to be alcoholic beverages that will also contain cannabis.

  5. Christopher Gindlesperger:

    Nearly half -- 45 % -- of all non-alcoholic beverages contain 0 %( sugar).

Images & Illustrations of alcoholic

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  • معاقر, سكير, كحولي, خمير, روحيArabic
  • пияница, алкохолен, алкохолик, спиртен, алкохоличенBulgarian
  • alcohòlicCatalan, Valencian
  • alkoholický, pijan, alkoholik, opilecCzech
  • alkoholikerDanish
  • Alkoholikerin, alkoholisch, Alkoholiker, Alkoholkranke, AlkoholkrankerGerman
  • αλκοολικός, αλκοολικήGreek
  • alkoholuloEsperanto
  • alcohólicoSpanish
  • alkohoolik, joodik, alkoholi-, alkohoolneEstonian
  • alkoholisti, juoppo, alkoholipitoinen, alkoholi-Finnish
  • alcoolisé, alcooliqueFrench
  • alcólachIrish
  • sheer-veshtallaghManx
  • alkohol, alkoholista, alkoholosHungarian
  • ալկոհոլային, ալկոհոլիկ, ալկաշArmenian
  • alcoholicInterlingua
  • alcolista, alcolizzato, alcolico, alcoldipendenteItalian
  • 小虎, アルコール中毒者, 飲兵衛, アル中, 酒飲み, 辛党, 飲んだくれ, 愛飲家, アルコール入りのJapanese
  • alkoholisks, alkoholiķisLatvian
  • алкохолен, алкохоличар, алкохоличарски, пијаницаMacedonian
  • beralkoholMalay
  • alcoholist, alcoholiste, alcoholisch, alcoholicusDutch
  • ମଦୁଆOriya
  • alkoholiczka, alkoholowa, alkoholowe, alkoholowy, alkoholikPolish
  • alcoólico, alcoólatraPortuguese
  • alcoolică, alcoolicRomanian
  • алкоголик, алкогольный, пьяница, алкашRussian
  • alkoholni, alkoholičarSerbo-Croatian
  • alkoholický, pijan, alkoholikSlovak
  • alkis, alkoholist, alkohol-, suput, fyllerist, alkoholhaltig, fyllo, drinkareSwedish
  • alkolik, alkollüTurkish

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