Alcoholic (adjective)

  1. Of, relating to, or caused by alcohol.
  2. Having a strong and habitual dependence on alcohol.


Early 19th century: from alcohol + -ic.


  1. She had an alcoholic drink.
  2. He was diagnosed with an alcoholic liver disease.
  3. The alcoholic beverage was too strong for her.
  4. He had a family history of alcoholism.
  5. Her alcoholic husband was a burden on her.
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