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

Examples of chocoholic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cleveland Calling all chocoholics: sample the best the area’s chocolate vendors have to offer under one roof. cleveland, "40 things to do in Cleveland in March," 29 Feb. 2020 Tickets, $39-$129. Connor Palace, 1615 Euclid Ave, Cleveland 1:30 & 7:30 p.m., Saturday 1 & 6:30 p.m., Sunday Willoughby Chocolate Crawl Calling all chocoholics! cleveland, "Tri-C High School Rock Off and 10 more things to do in Cleveland this weekend, Feb. 8-9," 8 Feb. 2020 Funfetti is the classic sugar cookie dough scattered with candy sprinkles, while the rich brownie batter is a chocoholic’s dream. Mary Honkus,, "Edible Funfetti Cookie Dough Is Already the Greatest Invention of 2020," 15 Jan. 2020 Pop-Tarts’ Frosted Chocolate Cupcake was their response to chocoholics looking for something a little more decadent. Mary Honkus,, "Pretzel Pop-Tarts Are Coming to Satisfy Every Sweet and Salty Craving," 21 Nov. 2019 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

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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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“Chocoholic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of chocoholic

informal : a person who likes to eat chocolate very much

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