Synonyms for abstainer

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ab-stey-ner
Phonetic Transcription : æbˈsteɪ nər

Définition of abstainer

Origin :
  • mid-15c., "one who practices self-denial," agent noun from abstain.
  • noun teetotaler
Example sentences :
  • And is not total abstinence the only safe side for the abstainer himself?
  • Extract from : « The Hero of the Humber » by Henry Woodcock
  • You have always, then, been an abstainer since you came to the colony?
  • Extract from : « Frank Oldfield » by T.P. Wilson
  • The abstainer, like the Nazirite, is his own witness, his own judge.
  • Extract from : « The Expositor's Bible:The Book of Numbers » by Robert A. Watson
  • The bishop asked me the other day whether I was an abstainer.
  • Extract from : « The Bishop's Apron » by W. Somerset Maugham
  • "All right," said the major, regarding an abstainer with disfavour.
  • Extract from : « Command » by William McFee
  • The master then, being an abstainer, should also give some care to his diet.
  • Extract from : « Scientific American Supplement, No. 832, December 12, 1891 » by Various
  • Again we had the bottle between us, but Reverdy was an abstainer.
  • Extract from : « Children of the Market Place » by Edgar Lee Masters
  • The brandy I did not touch, for I have been an abstainer from my birth.
  • Extract from : « The Island of Doctor Moreau » by H. G. Wells
  • He has taken ale or porter at times, "under doctor's counsel," but in general he has been an "abstainer."
  • Extract from : « The Crow's Nest » by Clarence Day, Jr.
  • The French abstainer makes less fuss; the French drinker gives less offence.
  • Extract from : « Eugenics and Other Evils » by G. K. Chesterton

Antonyms for abstainer

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