choc·​o·​hol·​ic | \ ˌchä-kə-ˈhȯ-lik How to pronounce chocoholic (audio) , ˌchȯ-, -ˈhä- How to pronounce chocoholic (audio) \
variants: or less commonly chocaholic

Definition of chocoholic

: a person who craves or compulsively consumes chocolate

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TWO YEARS ago British chocoholics felt the pinch from the decision to leave the European Union. The Economist, "Prices for many goods do not move the way economists think they should," 8 Aug. 2019 Golf Channel might as well be selling chocolate to chocoholics. Karen Crouse, New York Times, "L.P.G.A. Has an Abundance of Stars but Scarcely a Stage," 24 June 2019 Golf Channel might as well be selling chocolate to chocoholics. Karen Crouse,, "LPGA has stars and drama but could use a brighter stage," 24 June 2019 Speaking of chocoholics, an April review of food addiction research found evidence that chocolate produced neurobiological changes similar to those seen with drug use. Gemma Tarlach, Discover Magazine, "20 Things You Didn't Know About Chocolate," 20 Feb. 2019 Great news, chocoholics: Your vice may ultimately be considered a virtue. Liz Krieger, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Chocolate Pill," 27 May 2014 Bon Bon Bon What is left to say about lifelong chocoholic Alexandra Clark’s booming bonbon business? Erin Podolsky, Detroit Free Press, "Valentine's Day: Get a chocolate fix from these 10 metro Detroit craft candy makers," 7 Feb. 2018 The news spread quickly on social media, with chocoholics fearing for their future fix. Katharina Wecker, USA TODAY, "No, the world won't run out of chocolate by 2050," 5 Jan. 2018 Technically called Bites of Chocolate Bliss (not my fault, folks), these meringues aim to satisfy the cravings of a diabetic chocoholic. Daniel Neman, The Seattle Times, "Yummy desserts for diabetics," 24 May 2017

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First Known Use of chocoholic

1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chocoholic

chocolate + -aholic

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English Language Learners Definition of chocoholic

informal : a person who likes to eat chocolate very much

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