Definition of oniomania in English:


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

Entry from US English dictionary


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


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

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