Definition of oniomania in English:

oniomania

Syllabification: on·i·o·man·i·a
Pronunciation: /ˌōnēōˈmānēə/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

An obsessive or uncontrollable urge to buy things: oniomania can affect either sex, but the vast majority of compulsive shoppers are adult females

Origin

from Greek ōnios 'for sale', from ōnos 'price, purchase': see -mania.

Definition of oniomania in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day hypnopompic
Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
adjective
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up