choc·o·hol·ic | \ˌchä-kə-ˈhȯ-lik, ˌchȯ-, -ˈhä- \
variants: or less commonly chocaholic

Definition of chocoholic 

: a person who craves or compulsively consumes chocolate

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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

: a person who likes to eat chocolate very much

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