What are some alternative words for alcoholic?

Synonyms for alcoholicˌæl kəˈhɔ lɪk, -ˈhɒl ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alcoholic, alky, dipsomaniac, boozer, lush, soaker, souse(adj)

    a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually

    alky, dipsomaniac, sousing, pelter, waterspout, torrent, soaking, souse, downpour, deluge, cloudburst, soaker, drenching, lush, boozer, alcoholic

    unaddicted, nonalcoholic

  2. alcoholic(adj)

    characteristic of or containing alcohol

    "alcoholic drinks"


    nonalcoholic, unaddicted

  3. alcoholic, alcohol-dependent(adj)

    addicted to alcohol

    "alcoholic expatriates in Paris"- Carl Van Doren

    alcohol-dependent, alcoholic

    unaddicted, nonalcoholic


  1. alcoholic(noun)

    dipsomaniac, drunkard

    on the wagon, teetotaler, nonalcoholic

  2. alcoholic(noun)

    Of or pertaining to alcohol.

    drunkard, dipsomaniac

    teetotaler, on the wagon, nonalcoholic

  3. alcoholic(adjective)

    Having more than a trace amount of alcohol in its contents.

    drunkard, dipsomaniac

    on the wagon, teetotaler, nonalcoholic

  4. alcoholic(adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or affected by alcoholism


Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. alcoholic

    Addicted drinker, dependent drinker,, Note: Addicted drinker is probably the best term, but unlikely to replace the more common alcoholic

Translations for alcoholic

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  • معاقر, سكير, كحولي, خمير, روحيArabic
  • пияница, алкохолен, алкохолик, спиртен, алкохоличенBulgarian
  • alcohòlicCatalan, Valencian
  • alkoholický, pijan, alkoholik, opilecCzech
  • alkoholikerDanish
  • Alkoholikerin, alkoholisch, Alkoholiker, Alkoholkranke, AlkoholkrankerGerman
  • αλκοολικός, αλκοολικήGreek
  • alkoholuloEsperanto
  • alcohólicoSpanish
  • alkohoolik, joodik, alkoholi-, alkohoolneEstonian
  • alkoholisti, juoppo, alkoholipitoinen, alkoholi-Finnish
  • alcoolisé, alcooliqueFrench
  • alcólachIrish
  • sheer-veshtallaghManx
  • alkohol, alkoholista, alkoholosHungarian
  • ալկոհոլային, ալկոհոլիկ, ալկաշArmenian
  • alcoholicInterlingua
  • alcolista, alcolizzato, alcolico, alcoldipendenteItalian
  • 小虎, アルコール中毒者, 飲兵衛, アル中, 酒飲み, 辛党, 飲んだくれ, 愛飲家, アルコール入りのJapanese
  • alkoholisks, alkoholiķisLatvian
  • алкохолен, алкохоличар, алкохоличарски, пијаницаMacedonian
  • beralkoholMalay
  • alcoholist, alcoholiste, alcoholisch, alcoholicusDutch
  • ମଦୁଆOriya
  • alkoholiczka, alkoholowa, alkoholowe, alkoholowy, alkoholikPolish
  • alcoólico, alcoólatraPortuguese
  • alcoolică, alcoolicRomanian
  • алкоголик, алкогольный, пьяница, алкашRussian
  • alkoholni, alkoholičarSerbo-Croatian
  • alkoholický, pijan, alkoholikSlovak
  • alkis, alkoholist, alkohol-, suput, fyllerist, alkoholhaltig, fyllo, drinkareSwedish
  • alkolik, alkollüTurkish

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