WORKAHOLIC By N., Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 noun. an informal term for a person who has a continual drive to work, works to an extreme level, and has difficulty not working. WORKAHOLIC: "A workaholic can be someone who works more than 60 hours in a five day work week. " Related Psychology Terms OCCUPATIONAL NEUROSIS OPTIMAL LEVEL BRADYLEXIA STRESS-INDUCED ANALGESIA BACKWARD SEARCH SUPPORTIVE EGO SWINGING ACHIEVEMENT LEVEL BREATHING-RELATED SLEEP DISORDER GENERAL LANGUAGE DISABILITY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "WORKAHOLIC," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/workaholic/ (accessed May 8, 2021).