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Definition of the noun shopaholic

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noun - plural: shopaholics

  1. a compulsive shopper

Alternative definition of the noun shopaholic


  1. One who shops very frequently.
  2. Common term applied to someone suffering from oniomania.


"Shopaholic" a.k.a. "Confessions of a Shopaholic" is a 2009 American romantic comedy film based on the Shopaholic series of novels by Sophie Kinsella. Directed by P. J. Hogan, the film stars Isla Fisher as the shopaholic journalist and Hugh Dancy as her boss.


"Shopaholic" is a book by Judy Waite.

  • subjects: Friendship, Shopping


  1. "Shopaholic" is a composition.
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  3. "Shopaholic" is a musical single of GO9.
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Shopaholic is a Norwegian television series first broadcast on TV3 in 2004. Pia Haraldsen and Hilde Marstrander judged consumer products on this shopping program.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Shopaholic

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Google previewThe Smartest Way to Save More (2014)

Making the Most of Your Money by Samuel K. Freshman, Heidi Clingen

Shopaholic is a cute term. However, real shopaholics have real problems. Do you go on shopping binges, chronically and ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Personal Finance in Your 20s & 30s, 4E (2009)

by Sarah Fisher, Susan Shelly

Shopaholic is a word many people use jokingly, but an addiction to spending ...

Google previewFashion For Dummies (2009)

by Jill Martin, Pierre A. Lehu

A shopaholic is a person who needs to shop and does it excessively. If you've got the time and the bank account to afford to use shopping as a form of entertainment or therapy, then more power to you. But most of us don't, and so allocating ...

Google previewLead Us Into Temptation (1999)

The Triumph of American Materialism by James B. Twitchell

the shopaholic is a substance abuser and the substance is money in the form of credit. The compulsive shopper has one disadvantage over other substance abusers, especially the alcoholic ...

Google previewResponsible Parenting: Teaching Children the Value of Money (2016)

by Dueep Jyot Singh, John Davidson

A shopaholic is a psychologically disturbed person who is using shopping and the gathering of material goods to fill in some emotional emptiness. Once upon a time when funds were limited all over the world, people went on shopping sprees ...

Google previewAddicted to Shopping and Other Issues Women Have with Money (2005)

by Karen O'Connor

Even the term shopaholic is a cutesy take-off on the word alcoholic.But there is nothing cute about compulsive shopping.It is a serious addiction for millions of women,every bit as serious as drug, alcohol, or food abuse. According to author ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2010)

by Julia Cresswell

shopaholic see WORK short see sHIRT shrapnel [E19th] During the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal (1808-14), General Henry Shrapnel invented a shell that ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-olic, colic, frolic, rollick; bucolic, carbolic, embolic, Mongolie, symbolic, systolic; alcoholic, anabolic, apostolic, catabolic, chocoholic, diabolic, diastolic, diabolic, epistolic, hyperbolic, melancholic, metabolic, parabolic, shopaholic, vitriolic, ...

Google previewThe Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Consumption and Consumer Studies (2015)

by Daniel Thomas Cook, J. Michael Ryan

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word “ shopaholic” first appeared in print in 1984, in a journalist's denial that the celebrity ...

Google previewWye's Dictionary of Improbable Words (2009)

by Craig Conley

—Sophie Kinsella, Shopaholic Takes Manhattan.> 2. interj. a shout for help, so as to establish one's location. <“ Help! Oy!

Google previewThe Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen

Baseballaholic, Golfaholic, Footballaholic, Tennisaholic, etc SHOPPING Shopaholic OBJECTS Books–Bookaholic, cats–Cataholic, chocolate– Chocoloholic,

Google previewDictionary of Prefixes and Suffixes (2014)

Useful English Affixes by Manik Joshi

of Examples: anchorage / bondage / breakage / courage / mileage / postage / shrinkage / suffrage ****** -aholic Used to form: nouns General meaning: liking something too much Examples: chocaholic / shopaholic ****** -al Used to form: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Consumer Culture (2011)

by Dale Southerton

in which the consumer, like the shopaholic referred to earlier, feels compelled both to binge and then to ...

Google previewDictionary of Informal Words (2014)

Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi

-- noisy argument shopaholic [ noun] ...

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Scrabble value of S1H4O1P3A1H4O1L1I1C3

The value of this 10-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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