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One who does not drink alcoholic beverages.


someone who does not drink alcohol


(nɒnˈdrɪŋ kər)

a person who abstains from alcohol.
non•drink′ing, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nondrinker - a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beveragesnondrinker - a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
teetotaler, teetotalist, teetotaller - a total abstainer
imbiber, juicer, toper, drinker - a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
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If you're in recovery, you have cultivated the courage to be the only nondrinker at the tradeshow.
Scott, a nondrinker, was ordered to blow into the policeman's cupped hands--his version of a breathalyzer.
Odds of Drinker or Binge Drinker Engaging in Health Risk Behavior Compared with Nondrinker Behavior Drinker Binge Drinker Drive with someone who had 3.
She was a lifelong nonsmoker and nondrinker, and she had been treated in the past for gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Table 4 Comparison of School Programs by Frequency of Alcohol Use CAPTAIN PROJECT CLEAN DARE Mean tD n Mean SD Mean SD Diff Value PREVENT Nondrinker 288 4.
A person who has one drink a day but doesn't smoke has a 60 percent higher risk of oral cancer than a nonsmoking nondrinker.
Drinkers and nondrinkers resembled each other in terms of lipid profiles, use of lipid-lowering medications, liver attenuation scores, and systolic and diastolic blood pressures, although significantly more nondrinkers used antihypertensive medications (46% vs.
Surprisingly, even those who drank moderately (about four to six pints of beer or five to seven glasses of wine a week) were about three times as likely as nondrinkers to experience hippocampal shrinkage, the study found.
A study that compared cognitive function among heavy drinkers, moderate drinkers, and nondrinkers found that heavy drinkers scored lower on tests that measured a range of cognitive abilities, including learning, memory, and global cognitive function.
adults who drink one to 14 drinks per week are less likely than nondrinkers and heavy drinkers to have been diagnosed with depression in their lifetime.
On the basis of how many grams of alcohol people drank daily, researchers described them as (1) nondrinkers or drinkers with a light health risk, (2) drinkers with a moderate health risk, or (3) drinkers with a severe health risk (Table 1).