What does workaholic mean?

Definitions for workaholicˌwɜrk əˈhɔ lɪk, -ˈhɒl ɪk

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

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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of workaholic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of workaholic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Corey Harrison:

    I manage my time. I’m slightly a workaholic, and my wife yells at me a lot for it, pawn Stars.

  2. Madonna:

    I'm anal retentive. I'm a workaholic. I have insomnia. And I'm a control freak. That's why I'm not married. Who could stand me?

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