Or that Dunn and a friend called the boy “an alcoholic” after they made him down the beer?
With support from Western countries, smuggling gangs send insured and guaranteed shipments of alcoholic beverages into Iran.
Abandoned by an alcoholic father, he served in the Air Force and discovered martial arts while stationed in Korea.
1790, "of or pertaining to alcohol;" see alcohol + -ic. Meaning "caused by drunkenness" is attested by 1872; meaning "habitually drunk" by 1910. Noun sense of "one who is addicted to drinking in excess, chronic drunkard, old rounder" is recorded from 1891; earlier alcoholist (1888). Alcoholics Anonymous founded 1935 in Akron, Ohio, U.S. Alky is first recorded 1844 as a slang shortening of "alcoholic liquor;" 1960 in the sense of "a drunkard."
alcoholic al·co·hol·ic (āl'kə-hô'lĭk)
Related to or resulting from alcohol.
Containing or preserved in alcohol.
Suffering from alcoholism.