- work-study program,
Origin of workaholic
Examples from the Web for 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|Tom Zito|October 6, 2011|DAILY BEAST
All in a day's workaholism for Leno, whose aggressiveness in reaching for the brass ring knows few if any bounds.
- a person obsessively addicted to work
- (as modifier)workaholic behaviour
Word Origin 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."