What does the word alcoholic mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • Alcoholise.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • Alcoholize.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Alcoholic liquors.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A toper; drunkard.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Alcoholism.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to, like, containing, or preserved in alcohol.

Usage examples for alcoholic

  1. Alcoholic drinks are not known among this tribe; but, of late, tobacco is extensively used. – A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson Commentator: Robert E. Peary Booker T. Washington
  2. There are some existing duties, like those on alcoholic liquors, the high rate of which is justified for other than fiscal reasons. – Constructive Imperialism by Viscount Milner
  3. He glanced about the car, foul from its long journey, saturated in tobacco smoke, reeking with alcoholic fumes and the nameless odours of unwashed humanity. – The Bail Jumper by Robert J. C. Stead