Examples of workaholic in a Sentence
My brother is a real workaholic who almost never takes time off.
Recent Examples of workaholic from the Web
There is the workaholic, the drunkard, the shrew, all with some redeeming qualities, but only just enough to be sympathetic.
In Mr. D’Andrea, the director has found a workaholic to be his Iran sentinel.
But whether because of financial necessity or the actor’s workaholic drive, that possibility seems more remote than ever.
Not to mention all the workaholics and Crackberry addicts who couldn't imagine unplugging for a minute.
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Origin and Etymology of workaholic
work + -aholic
First Known Use: 1947See Words from the same year
WORKAHOLIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of workaholic for English Language Learners
: a person who chooses to work a lot : a person who is always working, thinking about work, etc.
Medical Definition of workaholic
: a compulsive worker
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