workaholic


work·a·hol·ic

noun \ˌwər-kə-ˈh-lik, -ˈhä-\

: a person who chooses to work a lot : a person who is always working, thinking about work, etc.

Full Definition of WORKAHOLIC

:  a compulsive worker
workaholic adjective
work·a·hol·ism \ˈwər-kə-ˌh-ˌli-zəm, -ˌhä-\ noun

Examples of WORKAHOLIC

  1. My brother is a real workaholic who almost never takes time off.

Origin of WORKAHOLIC

work + -aholic
First Known Use: 1968

work·a·hol·ic

noun \ˌwər-kə-ˈhl-ik, -ˈhäl-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WORKAHOLIC

: a compulsive worker

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