1. A person addicted to alcohol.
  2. One who abuses alcohol.


  1. Of or pertaining to alcohol.
  2. Having more than a trace amount of alcohol in its contents.
    He ordered an alcoholic beverage.
    The oysters were sour, and excessively alcoholic.
  3. Of, pertaining to, or affected by alcoholism

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