Examples from the Web for workaholic
There were, though, other loves that belied the appearance of a desiccated, workaholic spinster.
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Richard Wolffe on his Biden roots, workaholic ways—and what Woodward got wrong.
And spare a thought for the policeman two days ago who was gunned down in the desert by a workaholic drug dealer.
Friends insist that she was a workaholic gymrat who never touched anything stronger than a sip of Grey Goose.
British Dictionary definitions for workaholic
- a person obsessively addicted to work
- (as modifier)workaholic behaviour
Word Origin for workaholic
Word Origin and History for workaholic
1968, coined from work (n.) with second element abstracted absurdly from alcoholic. This sets up the old Rodney Dangerfield joke: "My old man was a workaholic: every time he thought about work, he got drunk."