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.

    Etymology: First attested 1891, from alcohol + -ic

  2. alcoholic(Noun)

    One who abuses alcohol.

    Etymology: First attested 1891, from alcohol + -ic

  3. alcoholic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to alcohol.

    Etymology: First attested 1891, from alcohol + -ic

  4. alcoholic(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: First attested 1891, from alcohol + -ic

  5. alcoholic(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or affected by alcoholism

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. alcolique.]

  2. Alcoholic(noun)

    a person given to the use of alcoholic liquors

    Etymology: [Cf. F. alcolique.]

  3. Alcoholic(noun)

    alcoholic liquors

    Etymology: [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. Suryanath Mishra:

    The cause of deaths needs to be investigated properly, and urgently, in general, it is due to tension led by exploitation, adverse climate, poor working and living conditions and alcoholic intoxication.

  2. Kamala Harris:

    People with PTSD tend to act out. They tend to self-medicate. Which means they're going to be on drugs or they may be an alcoholic. And then they're going to get into fights and they have a really short fuse. And guess what happens ? All of a sudden you don't qualify for VA. That's wrong because again we are not taking into account the way we have designed or enforcing the system the realities of that person's life. It's backwards !

  3. Jerry Mcarthur:

    Elissa Weitzman told FoxNews.com. But Jerry Mcarthur says it's up to the consumer to use it legally. Jerry Mcarthur noted that Jerry Mcarthur Lolo Lid will have a disclaimer on the packaging warning users about public drinking and added Lolo Lids works just as well with sodas and other non-alcoholic beverages. At the end of the day it’s a novelty product and people can use it how they want to use it.

  4. Ian Ford:

    I wish this had been available when I quit drinking 26 years ago because as a recovering alcoholic, I believe CBD coffee would have greatly smoothed my transition to society.

  5. Jared Polis:

    I've enjoyed it, many enjoy it, and it has nothing to do with an alcoholic beverage.

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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