alcoholic alcoholic  /ˌæl kə ˈhɑ lɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
  2. (adj) characteristic of or containing alcohol
  3. (adj) addicted to alcohol

Usage(s):

  1. The result is a highly potent drink (45% alcoholic), with an apple aftertaste which is the favorite tipple of his friends.
  2. Prohibitionists were delighted, anti's were disgusted, last week, to learn that a poisonous snake bite should not be followed by a powerful alcoholic drink.

News

  1. 5th arrest in 90 days a big one

    A street alcoholic is facing some serious jail time after his fifth arrest in 90 days.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Sun

  2. BRIC Alcoholic Drinks Industry Discussed in Cutting-Edge MarketLine Report Available at MarketPublishers.com

    The BRIC countries had a total market value of approximately USD 264,532 million in 2011, with India demonstrating the most rapid growth by in 2007-2011. China is the leading market for alcoholic drinks among other BRIC countries.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. How Is This Company Positioned in the Non-Alcoholic Beverages Industry?

    How Is This Company Positioned in the Non-Alcoholic Beverages Industry?        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

Quotes

  1. "Nonalcoholic energy drinks are very popular with today's youth," Oregon Attorney General Hardy Myers said. "Beverage companies are unconscionably appealing to young drinkers with claims about the stimulating properties of alcoholic energy...
    on Aug 21, 2007 By: Hardy Myers Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. But in a December 15 declaration, Lohan stated: "I did not consume an alcoholic beverage or any type of medication or drug" either before or during her restaurant visit.
    on Dec 26, 2007 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: CNN

  3. "I believe that no constructive purpose is served by clubs continuing to make alcoholic beverages available, and that doing so imposes significant and unnecessary risks to the league, its players and others," Goodell wrote to all 32 teams in a...
    on May 31, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: USA Today

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