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a combining form extracted from alcoholic, occurring as the final element in compounds, often facetious nonce words, with the sense “a person who has an addiction to or obsession with some object or activity”:
workaholic; chargeaholic.
Also, -holic.
Origin of -aholic
by extraction, with a replacing o as the spelling of the unstressed vowel Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Word Origin and History for -aholic

word-forming element abstracted from alcoholic; first in sugarholic (1965), foodoholic (sic., 1965); later in workaholic (1968), golfaholic (1971), chocoholic (1971), and shopaholic (1984).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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used to form nouns and adjectives Addicted to and overengaging in what is indicated: fuckaholic/ sleepaholic/ workaholic

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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