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sexaholic

Definition:

a person addicted to sex

Class:

person noun (people)

Usage:

informal

Related to:

sexaholism

Plural:

sexaholics

Original source:

Memidex

Etymology:

sex + -aholic
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

sexaholic

a person who is addicted to sex (7 of 177 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/sexaholic

Wiktionary:

sexaholic | sexaholics [plural] | shagaholic [British, slang, synonym]

One who is addicted to sex. (6 of 7 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/sexaholic

Britannica Encyclopedia:

nut [fastener]

in technology, fastening device consisting of a square or hexagonal block, usually of metal, with a hole in the centre having internal, or female, ... (24 of 224 words, 2 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/422781​/nut

nut [plant reproductive body]

in botany, dry, hard fruit that does not split open at maturity to release its single seed. A nut resembles an achene but develops from more than one ... (28 of 100 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/422776​/nut

Columbia Encyclopedia:

nut

in botany, a dry one-seeded fruit which is indehiscent (i.e., does not split open along a definite seam at maturity). Among the true nuts are the ... (26 of 179 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0836207​.html

Wikipedia:

Junkie [disambiguation] | junky

may also refer to: A person suffering from drug addiction, most commonly used to refer to a heroin addict | A hyperbolic expression for a person with a particularly strong enthusiasm for some activity, e.g. "a TV junkie", "a ski junkie" | Junkie... (41 of 133 words, 7 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Junkie

Merriam-Webster:

junkie | junkies [plural] | junky | addict [synonym, sense-specific] | dopehead [synonym, sense-specific] | druggie [synonym, sense-specific] | fiend [synonym, sense-specific] | freak [slang, synonym, sense-specific] | head [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

a narcotics peddler or addict ; a person who derives inordinate pleasure from or who is dependent on something | a junk dealer (22 of 108 words, 2 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/junkie

Oxford Dictionary:

junkie | junky

Syllabification: (junk·ie) | [informal] | a drug addict. | [with modifier] : a person with a compulsive habit or obsessive dependency on something (20 of 55 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/junkie

junkie [informal] | junky

a drug addict. | [with modifier] : a person with a compulsive habit or obsessive dependency on something (17 of 52 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/junkie

Macmillan British Dictionary:

junkie [countable, informal] | junkies [plural] | junky

a drug addict | [humorous] used about someone who likes doing something very much and who does it a lot (19 of 48 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/junkie

Random House Dictionary:

junkie [informal] | fan [synonym, sense-specific] | devotee [synonym, sense-specific]

a drug addict, especially one addicted to heroin. | a person with an insatiable craving for something. | an enthusiastic follower; fan; devotee. (21 of 38 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/junkie

New World Dictionary:

junkie [United States] | junkies [plural] | junky

a narcotics addict, especially one addicted to heroin | a person who is addicted to a specified interest, activity, food, etc. (20 of 33 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/junkie

Cambridge Dictionary:

junkie [informal] | junky

someone who cannot stop taking illegal drugs | someone who wants to have or do something all the time (18 of 31 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/junkie

American Heritage Dictionary:

junkie | junkies [plural] | junky [sense-specific]

A narcotics addict, especially one using heroin. | One who has an insatiable interest or devotion (15 of 26 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/junkie

Encarta Dictionary:

junkie | junkies [plural] | junky: junkies [plural] | junky

a drug addict, especially somebody addicted to heroin (slang) | somebody whose interest in or liking for something resembles an addiction (informal) (21 of 52 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861623514​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

sexaholic | sexaholics [plural]

Origin: sex + -aholic

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/sexaholic

sex | sexed [past tense] | sexing [present participle] | sexes [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English sexe, from Old French sexe, from Latin sexus ("gender"). Thought to be connected with Latin seco, secare ("divide, cut") by the concept of division, or 'half' of the race. Akin to section... (34 of 45 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/sex

Online Etymology:

sex

First use: 1884 | late 14th century

Origin: [noun] "males or females collectively", from Latin sexus "state of ... | [verb] "to determine the sex of", from "sex" (Noun); to sex (something) ... (27 of 191 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=sex

Oxford Dictionary:

sex | sex something up | sex someone up

Origin: late Middle English (denoting the two categories, male and female): from Old French sexe or Latin sexus

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/sex

New World Dictionary:

sex

Origin: Middle English from Latin sexus from perhaps secare, to cut, divide: see "saw"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/sex

Collins Dictionary:

sex | sex-

First use: 14th century

Origin: from Latin sexus; compare secāre to divide | from Latin

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/sex

American Heritage Dictionary:

sex | sexed [past tense] | sexing [present participle] | sexes [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English, from Latin sexus.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/sex

Merriam-Webster:

sex [entry 1, noun]

First use: 14th century

Origin: Middle English, from Latin sexus

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/sex

Encarta Dictionary:

sex | sexes [plural] | sexed [past tense] | sexing [present participle]

First use: 14th century

Origin: Directly or via French from Latin sexus

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861723076​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio reference

Collins Dictionary:

sexaholic

Audio: British English pronunciation of "sexaholic"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/sexaholic

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