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shopaholic

[ shop-uh-haw-lik, -hol-ik ]
/ ˌʃɒp əˈhɔ lɪk, -ˈhɒl ɪk /
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noun Informal.

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

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Origin of shopaholic

First recorded in 1970–75; shop + -aholic
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British Dictionary definitions for shopaholic

shopaholic
/ (ˌʃɒpəˈhɒlɪk) /

noun

informal a compulsive shopper

Derived forms of shopaholic

shopaholism, noun

Word Origin for shopaholic

C20: from shop + -holic
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