foodaholic


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foodaholic

Someone who frequently consumes food in excess. Modeled on "alcoholic." I used to be a real foodaholic, but now I'm able to control my portions much more easily.
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foodaholic

n. a glutton. Kelly is a foodaholic and has a real eating problem.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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- workaholic [1947] 'a person addicted to working', tobaccoholic [1954], milka-holic [1955], sugarholic [1955], cake-aholic [1957], chocoholic [1961] 'a person who is addicted to or very fond of chocolate', foodaholic [1965] 'a compulsive eater', golfaholic [1971], carboholic [1973], computerholic [1977], shopaholic [1977] 'a compulsive shopper', newsaholic [1979], spendaholic [1982], cruise-oholic [1989], sexaholic [1994], and rage-aholic [2008] (OED).
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