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or tee·to·tal·ler  (tē′tōt′l-ər) also tee·to·tal·ist (-ĭst)
One who abstains completely from alcoholic beverages.

tee·to′tal·ism n.


(tiˈtoʊt l ər, ˈtiˌtoʊt-)

also tee•to′tal•ist,

a person who abstains from intoxicating drink.
Also, esp. Brit.,tee•to′tal•ler.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teetotaler - a total abstainer
abstinent, nondrinker, abstainer - a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages
References in classic literature ?
In fact, he was even a teetotaler sometimes-- when it was judicious to be one.
I find that the Count Angelo Capello is opposed to our creed--is a teetotaler, in fact, and was not intending to apply for membership with us.
The husband was a teetotaler, there was no other woman, and the conduct complained of was that he had drifted into the habit of winding up every meal by taking out his false teeth and hurling them at his wife, which, you will allow, is not an action likely to occur to the imagination of the average story-teller.
I am no teetotaler," he explained; "but for the life o' me I canna bide beer or whusky.
He was no teetotaler, and welcomed a stiff nip any time when it was wet work in the boats.
teetotaler, to apprise the barkeeper that wine is a mocker.
Radcliffe, who has been a teetotaler since 2010, added that it is not a real pressure but it is a pressure of living with the thought that people saying that he is not going to have a career.
Started as a dancer and is an ultra- fit teetotaler.
And, if you're a teetotaler, don't feel you need to start drinking to gain health benefits.
Following that logic, Cage changed the cursed cyclist from a hard-drinking, death-metal-blasting haunted soul into a jellybean-devouring teetotaler who prefers to stay mellow by listening to Carpenters songs.
Two to three times as much paraquat, an herbicide, or DEET, a mosquito repellent, passed through the skin of rats that had received the highest alcohol doses as passed through the skin of the teetotaler rats.
Unhappily, the doctor, a strict teetotaler, smelled liquor on Bert's breath and refused to treat him.