Definition of alcoholic in English:

alcoholic

Line breaks: al¦co|hol¦ic
Pronunciation: /alkəˈhɒlɪk
 
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adjective

  • 2Suffering from alcoholism: his alcoholic daughter was the cause of his anxiety
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    • She's pushing 83 and having to parent her alcoholic daughter all over again.
    • A success in her career, who's the product of a broken home, the daughter of an alcoholic philanderer.
    • She describes her youth in Sligo as chaotic, being the daughter of alcoholic parents.

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