shopaholism

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EtymologyEdit

From shopaholic, as if to imitate alcoholism, from alcohol.

NounEdit

shopaholism (uncountable)

  1. Addiction to shopping; the condition of a shopaholic.
    • 2007 January 3, Virginia Heffernan, “Hey! Never Underestimate the Average Joe”, New York Times:
      Yeah, she’s trim, organized and snippy, with the makeup, the Manhattan job and the shopaholism, but she’s also the one in the couple who can’t really grow up because she lives with her dad.

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Last modified on 9 October 2013, at 10:24