- a person who works compulsively at the expense of other pursuits.
Origin of workaholic
Examples from the Web for workaholism
Contemporary Examples of workaholism
The Valley is a strange blend of workaholism and conspicuous consumption, hot tubs and traffic jams.From the Archives: Steve Jobs on the Birth of the Mac
October 6, 2011
All in a day's workaholism for Leno, whose aggressiveness in reaching for the brass ring knows few if any bounds.Don't Count Leno Out
November 3, 2009
- a person obsessively addicted to work
- (as modifier)workaholic behaviour
Word Origin for workaholic
- One who has a compulsive and unrelenting need to work.