Definition of chocoholic in US English:


(also chocaholic)


  • A person who is addicted to or excessively fond of chocolate.

    ‘I am a chocoholic, and if I allow myself any I'll lose control’
    • ‘Even chocoholics are not forgotten this season.’
    • ‘It certainly isn't because I want to turn my innocent little children into depraved chocoholics.’
    • ‘I would say no, but seeing as I'm a complete chocoholic… yeah, I will, thanks.’
    • ‘Easter may be a few weeks off yet but that has not stopped Ray Smith from preparing an event that will have chocoholics licking their lips with delight.’
    • ‘This is the kind of thing that chocoholics live for.’
    • ‘They come on the back of the firm's Crave Control patch which gave off a smell designed to stop the desire for chocolate, 250,000 of which were sold last year to chocoholics.’
    • ‘‘I'm a bit of a chocoholic, so this was always going to be a winner for me,’ said Sandra, before heading back towards the quickly diminishing mountain of cakes.’
    • ‘And for the chocoholics in the crowd, gone are those nights of trying to smear Nutella over your partner's naked torso.’
    • ‘If you're a chocaholic, a bar-snack addict or a burger fiend then this website/blog - Snackspot - is a must read.’
    • ‘It might just be a chocoholic's sugar-induced fantasy, but rumour has it that this attractive village property was built in 1830 for one of York's famous Rowntree clan.’
    • ‘Opposite the town hall, Truffles Chocolate House is a must for chocoholics… try their Swiss hot chocolate drink, topped with vanilla and cream and you'll never want to eat mass-produced confectionery again.’
    • ‘A chocoholic who did the same thing would save £8,443 in interest and settle their mortgage two years and 11 months early.’
    • ‘I have some clients who are diabetic, so a sugar free candy is always a hit and for those who are chocoholics, I have a special stash for them as well.’
    • ‘On the next hour of LIVE FROM, chocoholics rejoice.’
    • ‘‘I was in a flap, rushing around, and my son suggested I take a chocolate wrapper because I'm a chocoholic,’ she said.’
    • ‘There's a treat in store for chocoholics planning a visit to Manchester Art Gallery.’
    • ‘It would be like relocating a chocoholic to Hershey, PA.’
    • ‘A chocoholic's dream, the egg is 4.5kg of luxury milk chocolate, worth £100.’
    • ‘A word of warning - unless you are a serious chocoholic, leafing through this publication for any length of time may make you feel slightly queasy.’
    • ‘I trust that all you chocoholics are with me on this distinction.’