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Definition of "dipsomaniac" []

  • One with a morbid paroxysmal craving for alcohol; an alcoholic. (noun)
  • A persistently drunken person; a drunkard. (noun)

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Use "dipsomaniac" in a sentence
  • "A self-indulgent rather unsocial habit-forming man may very easily become what is called a dipsomaniac, no doubt, but that is not the same thing as an inherited specific craving."
  • "She has played incestuous mothers and hardcore depressives and dipsomaniac good-time girls."
  • "In the first place, I am convinced that not one man in ten thousand or in a hundred thousand is a genuine, chemical dipsomaniac."