a) One who shops very frequently.

Shopaholics lose a lot of their money and possibly go broke because theyve spent it all.

b) Common term applied to someone suffering from oniomania.

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  • shopaholic — ► NOUN informal ▪ a compulsive shopper …   English terms dictionary

  • Shopaholic — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Shopaholic − Die Schnäppchenjägerin Originaltitel Confessions of a Shopaholic …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • shopaholic — UK [ˌʃɒpəˈhɒlɪk] / US [ˌʃɑpəˈhɔlɪk] noun [countable] Word forms shopaholic : singular shopaholic plural shopaholics informal someone who enjoys going to shops or enjoys buying things …   English dictionary

  • Shopaholic — Sho|p|a|ho|lic [ʃɔpə hɔlɪk], der; s, s [engl. shopaholic, aus: shop = Einkauf (zu: shop, ↑ Shop) u. aholic = süchtig, verrückt, vgl. ↑ Workaholic]: jmd., der unter dem Zwang steht, unabhängig von seinen tatsächlichen Bedürfnissen einkaufen zu… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • shopaholic — [[t]ʃɒ̱pəhɒ̱lɪk[/t]] shopaholics N COUNT A shopaholic is someone who greatly enjoys going shopping and buying things, or who cannot stop themselves doing this. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • shopaholic — noun Date: 1983 one who is extremely or excessively fond of shopping …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shopaholic — shop·a·hol·ic (shŏp ə hôʹlĭk, hŏlʹĭk) n. A person who shops compulsively or very frequently. * * * …   Universalium

  • shopaholic — shop|a|hol|ic [ˌʃɔpəˈhɔlık US ˌʃa:pəˈho: ] n informal someone who loves to go shopping and buys lots of things they may not need …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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