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Synonyms of alcoholic

Noun


1. alcoholic, alky, dipsomaniac, boozer, lush, soaker, souse, drunkard, drunk, rummy, sot, inebriate, wino

usage: a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually

Adjective


1. alcoholic (vs. nonalcoholic), dry, hard, strong, intoxicant, intoxicating, spirituous, spiritous, wet

usage: characteristic of or containing alcohol; "alcoholic drinks"

2. alcoholic, alcohol-dependent, addicted (vs. unaddicted)

usage: addicted to alcohol; "alcoholic expatriates in Paris"- Carl Van Doren

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