Definition of teetotaller in English:

teetotaller

Line breaks: tee|total|ler
Pronunciation: /tiːˈtəʊt(ə)lə
 
/
(US teetotaler)

noun

  • A person who never drinks alcohol.
    More example sentences
    • He said ‘all the good studies’ of drinkers versus teetotallers suggested adults drinking one to two units per day, equivalent to one to two standard glasses of wine or half-pints of beer, had a 20% lower risk of stroke than abstainers.
    • Women would rather have a husband who can hold his drink than a teetotaller.
    • Still, even teetotalers should enjoy themselves here, though maybe not as much as aspiring wine geeks, who could easily spend the meal perusing the extensive, user-friendly list.
    Synonyms
    non-drinker, abstainer
    Australian/New Zealand informal wowser
    rare Rechabite, nephalist, pussyfoot, white ribboner

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