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Definition of -aholic

1 : one who feels compulsively the need to (do something) workaholic
2 : one who likes (something) to excess chocoholic

History and Etymology for -aholic

alcoholic

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“-aholic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-aholic. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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