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Because of the presence of double bond in phenol , elctron density on oxygen atom decreases in comparison to oxygn atom present in alcohols , so phenol can less donate than alcohol . according to concept of lewis acid and bases which can donate more is more basic or less acidic.
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however both alcohols and phenols are weak acids , the alcohols are less acidic then phenols  becasue it is very tough to remove the H ion from alcohol
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