(of beer or wine) containing only a trace of alcohol Compare low-alcohol
(of a period of time) during which no alcoholic drink is consumed: there should be one or two alcohol-free days a week
of, relating to, or of the nature of . containing or using . caused by . suffering from . preserved in . Pathology. a person suffering from . a person addicted to intoxicating drinks. Contemporary Examples Or that Dunn and a friend called the boy “an alcoholic” after they made him down the beer? Lights, […]
- Alcoholic cirrhosis
alcoholic cirrhosis alcoholic cirrhosis n. Cirrhosis that frequently develops in chronic alcoholism, characterized at an early stage by enlargement of the liver due to fatty change with mild fibrosis, and later by Laënnec’s cirrhosis with contraction of the liver.
- Alcoholic psychosis
any of a group of major mental disorders, as delirium tremens, Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, and hallucinosis, associated with organic brain injury due to alcohol. alcoholic psychosis n. Any of various psychoses that result from alcoholism and involve organic brain damage.
quality or strength. noun the strength of an alcoholic liquor