variant of -aholic: chocoholic.
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Words nearby -holic
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British Dictionary definitions for -holic
suffix forming nouns
indicating a person having an abnormal desire for or dependence onworkaholic; chocoholic
Word Origin for -holic
C20: on the pattern of alcoholic
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