Synonyms for (noun) alcoholic

Synonyms: alcoholic, alky, soaker, souse, lush, boozer, dipsomaniac

Definition: a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually

Similar words: drunk, drunkard, sot, rummy, wino, inebriate

Definition: a chronic drinker

Synonyms for (adjective) alcoholic

Synonyms: alcohol-dependent, alcoholic

Definition: addicted to alcohol

Usage: alcoholic expatriates in Paris- Carl Van Doren

Similar words: addicted

Definition: compulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit-forming

Usage: she is addicted to chocolate; addicted to cocaine


Synonyms: alcoholic

Definition: characteristic of or containing alcohol

Usage: alcoholic drinks

Similar words: dry

Definition: having a large proportion of strong liquor

Usage: a very dry martini is almost straight gin


Similar words: hard, strong

Definition: being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content

Usage: hard liquor


Similar words: intoxicant, intoxicating

Definition: causing


Similar words: spiritous, spirituous

Definition: containing or of the nature of alcohol

Usage: spiritous beverages; spirituous liquors


Similar words: wet

Definition: consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor

Usage: a wet cargo; a wet canteen