HyperDic: alcoholic

English > 3 senses of the word alcoholic:
ADJECTIVEallalcoholiccharacteristic of or containing alcohol
allalcoholic, alcohol-dependentaddicted to alcohol
NOUNperson alcoholic, alky, dipsomaniac, boozer, lush, soaker, sousea person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
alcoholic > pronunciation
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English > alcoholic: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacteristic of or containing alcohol.
Example"alcoholic drinks"
NarrowerdryHaving a large proportion of strong liquor
hard, strongDistilled rather than fermented
intoxicant, intoxicatingCausing
spirituous, spiritousContaining or of the nature of alcohol
wetConsisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor
OppositenonalcoholicCharacterized by the absence of alcohol
Nounsalcohola liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
alcoholany of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
English > alcoholic: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningaddicted to alcohol.
Example"alcoholic expatriates in Paris"- Carl Van Doren
Broaderaddictedcompulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit-forming
Spanishalcohólico, alcoholizado
Catalanalcohòlic, alcoholitzat
Nounsalcoholica person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
English > alcoholic: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually.
Synonymsalky, dipsomaniac, boozer, lush, soaker, souse
Broaderdrunkard, drunk, rummy, sot, inebriate, winoA chronic drinker
Spanishalcohólico, borracho, catavinos, dipsomaníaco, dipsómano, privota, zaque
Catalanalcohòlic, borratxo, buidaampolles, dipsòman, embriac, pilloc, pitof
Adjectivesalcoholicaddicted to alcohol

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