Meaning – Shopaholic is used to describe someone who is addicted to shopping. This expression can be used in a serious way but it is usually used in a playful manner after someone has shopped a lot. It can be used to describe someone who shops a lot, or who just loves shopping.
We can add …aholic to many other different words to make them into fun slang words.
bookaholic – someone who loves reading
chocoholic – someone who loves chocolate
textaholic – someone who loves sending text messages
tweetaholic – someone who love Twitter
webaholic – someone who loves the Internet
workaholic – someone who loves working
Try it yourself. Add ...aholic to something you enjoy and make up a new English word!
“Look at all those shopping bags! Have you been shopping all day again? You are such a shopaholic!”