What does the word teetotaler mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A total abstainer from intoxicating liquors.

  • Part of speech: adjective


Usage examples for 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 by William Allen White
  2. I will keep up the farce of respectability, he said; reports have been spread that I've turned teetotaler. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking