chocoholic

noun

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
: a person who craves or compulsively consumes chocolate

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Of course, Cadbury wasn't the only chocoholic in Birmingham. Melissa Locker, Southern Living, 23 Mar. 2021 Cleveland Calling all chocoholics: sample the best the area’s chocolate vendors have to offer under one roof. cleveland, 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, 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, PEOPLE.com, 15 Jan. 2020 Pop-Tarts’ Frosted Chocolate Cupcake was their response to chocoholics looking for something a little more decadent. Mary Honkus, PEOPLE.com, 21 Nov. 2019 TWO YEARS ago British chocoholics felt the pinch from the decision to leave the European Union. The Economist, 8 Aug. 2019 Golf Channel might as well be selling chocolate to chocoholics. Karen Crouse, New York Times, 24 June 2019 Golf Channel might as well be selling chocolate to chocoholics. Karen Crouse, BostonGlobe.com, 24 June 2019 See More

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Word History

Etymology

chocolate + -aholic

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chocoholic was in 1961

Dictionary Entries Near chocoholic

Cite this Entry

“Chocoholic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chocoholic. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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