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One who does not drink alcoholic beverages.
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someone who does not drink alcohol
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(nɒnˈdrɪŋ kər)

a person who abstains from alcohol.
non•drink′ing, adj., n.
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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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With food vendors, live music and other entertainment, and a plethora of fun and interesting selections of craft beer to sample, the event provides entertainment for the beer connoisseur, novice or nondrinker alike.
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 3.5 times as 10 times as been drinking likely likely Engage in sexual intercourse Twice as likely 5 times as likely Been pregnant, or gotten More than l.5 More than someone pregnant times as likely 4 times Use marijuana 5 times as likely Use cocaine 5 times as likely More than 60 times Seriously consider Almost twice as 25 times as likely suicide likely
She was a lifelong nonsmoker and nondrinker, and she had been treated in the past for gastroesophageal reflux disease.
A hepatitis C-positive nondrinker is at ninefold greater risk of developing cirrhosis than a hepatitis C-negative nondrinker.
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. A person who smokes up to a pack of cigarettes a day and does not drink has a 52 percent higher risk than a nonsmoking nondrinker.
The study published in the journal 'CMAJ' included 10386 people cohort who were nondrinkers or moderate drinkers (14 drinks or less per week for men and 7 drinks or less per week for women) between 2009 and 2013.
The participants were categorized as nondrinkers, light drinkers (less than one standard drink a day), and moderate drinkers (about one to two standard drinks per day).
Patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease who consumed modest quantities of alcohol had significantly less improvement in steatosis and significantly lower odds of resolution of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, compared with nondrinkers, according to the results of a longitudinal cohort study published in the Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Accordingly, the present analysis investigated whether serum ALT levels within normal range were associated with AIx and cardiometabolic risk factors in nondrinkers and drinkers in Chinese community-dwelling population.
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.