Definition of shopaholism in US English:

shopaholism

(also shopoholism, shoppaholism)

noun

  • The state or fact of being an excessive or compulsive shopper.

Origin

1980s. From shopahol- + -ism, after alcoholism.

Pronunciation

shopaholism

/ˌʃɒpəˈhɒlɪz(ə)m/