teetotaler

Part of speech: adjective

TEETOTAL.

Part of speech: noun

TEETOTALISM.

Part of speech: noun

A total abstainer from intoxicating liquors.

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Usage examples "teetotaler":

  1. These are the people who-" " Well, yes," he turned a sardonic look upon his daughter, " they're the boys who voted against me the last time because Tom and Dan hired a man in every precinct to spread the story that I was a teetotaler, and that your mother gave a party on Good Friday- and all because Tom and Dan were mad at me for pushing that workingmen's compensation bill! - "In the Heart of a Fool", William Allen White.
  2. Of course he was a " teetotaler"- only in one way. - "The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts", George W. Holley.
  3. I will keep up the farce of respectability, he said; reports have been spread that I've turned teetotaler. - "The Man Who Rose Again", Joseph Hocking.