shopaholic

[shop-uh-haw-lik, -hol-ik]
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noun Informal.

a frequent shopper, especially one who is unable to control his or her spending.

Nearby words

  1. shop floor,
  2. shop right,
  3. shop steward,
  4. shop-window,
  5. shop-worn,
  6. shopbot,
  7. shopcraft,
  8. shope,
  9. shopfitter,
  10. shopful

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British Dictionary definitions for shopaholic

shopaholic

noun

informal a compulsive shopper
Derived Formsshopaholism, noun

Word Origin for shopaholic

C20: from shop + -holic

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Word Origin and History for shopaholic

shopaholic

n.

1984, from shop (v.) + -aholic.

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