dipsomaniacs

,dip·so'ma·ni·ac || ‚dɪpsəʊ'meɪnɪæk n. one who suffers from dipsomania, one who suffers from a severe craving for alcohol adj. pertaining to dipsomania, pertaining to a severe craving for alcohol

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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