chocoholic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chocolate +‎ -holic.

Noun[edit]

chocoholic (plural chocoholics)

  1. Someone who has such a liking for chocolate that they appear to be addicted to it.
    • 1983, Betty Fussell, Masters of American Cookery, University of Nebraska Press (2005), ISBN 080326920X, part 3, 367:
      Chocoholics are confessing at the rate of the nuns of Loudon to demonic possession.

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Adjective[edit]

chocoholic (comparative more chocoholic, superlative most chocoholic)

  1. Addicted or seemingly addicted to chocolate; characteristic of a chocoholic.
    • 2008, Jess Cartner-Morley, “The family challenge,” The Guardian, 16 February, 2008,[1]
      At tonight’s table, there are two couples, both here because the man had bought the session for his chocoholic partner as a present []
    • 2014, Suzanne Loudermilk Haughey, “What’s In a Name?” baltimoremagazine.net, 5 June, 2014,[2]
      A wedge of chocolate-ganache cake with Kahlua and whipped cream will satisfy any chocoholic cravings.

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