- alcohol dehydrogenase,
- alcohol dependence,
- alcoholic cirrhosis,
- alcoholic psychosis,
- alcoholics anonymous,
Origin of alcoholic
Examples from the Web for alcoholic
“No one set out to be an alcoholic,” Gil told writer Patrick Sisson.‘The Prince of Chocolate City’: When Gil Scott-Heron Became A Music Icon|Marcus Baram|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By the time Prohibition was on the menu, we were very much an “alcoholic Republic.”
Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey is manufactured by Sazerac, an alcoholic beverage company based in Metairie, La.Europeans Recall Fireball Whiskey Over a Sweetener Also Used in Antifreeze|Tim Mak|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I did think you had to end up on skid row if you were an alcoholic.
In St. Vincent, the actor plays a foulmouthed, alcoholic chain smoker with no regard for anyone but himself.Meet Vincent McKenna, Your New Favorite Bill Murray Character|Alex Suskind|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For he judged them to be phantoms (alcoholic in their origin), his scruples of last night.The Divine Fire|May Sinclair
Full—stoked with alcoholic fuel and cargoed with food, the only question remaining to disturb him was that of shelter and bed.Heart of the West|O. Henry
Steep in a solution of common salt and alum, and after being made into paper coat with an alcoholic solution of shellac.Paper and Printing Recipes|J. Sawtelle Ford
Except typhus fever, there is no disease in which a due administration of alcoholic stimulants may become more important.
Freise has made use of an alcoholic extract of turnips, and Freudenberg of a similar extract of carrots.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess
1790, "of or pertaining to alcohol;" see alcohol + -ic. Meaning "caused by drunkenness" is attested by 1872; meaning "habitually drunk" by 1910. Noun sense of "one who is addicted to drinking in excess, chronic drunkard, old rounder" is recorded from 1891; earlier alcoholist (1888). Alcoholics Anonymous founded 1935 in Akron, Ohio, U.S. Alky is first recorded 1844 as a slang shortening of "alcoholic liquor;" 1960 in the sense of "a drunkard."